Bessie Surtees House

  • Description

    "Marvellous 16th & 17th century timber-framed house on Sandhill with fine Jacobean interior . So-called as merchant's daughter Bessie Surtees eloped with her lover John Scott, later Lord Eldon and Chancellor of England ... through the second storey window above the plaque commemorating the event. To the right of Bessie Surtees House is Millbank House, another grade 1 listed Jacobean house." Photo by Richard Croft, 2011.
  • Owner

    Richard Croft
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Splat
    Last modified: 6 years, 3 months ago
    Viewed: 530 times
    Picture Taken: 2011-12-21
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