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Barningham Hall, Norfolk
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Barningham Hall and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Childhood Years From 1948 58

I first saw Barningham Hall from the back of a removals van as we pulled into the yard along side, it looked enormous then, I was 3yrs old, my father,(later known as Mac by every one) was to become Major Mott-radcliffs( later to become Sir Charles) chauffer/handyman and mum was going to help in the ...Read full memory

The Second Mckays

We have just read Anthony McKays memories of Barningham Hall. After they left my husbands family, also McKays, how about that for coincidence, moved in also as driver to Sir Charles. My husband Terry was nine at the time and lived there until he was fifteen. His memories are exactley the same, and we have ...Read full memory

More Childhood Memories

I was born in the cottage in the courtyard, the youngest of three. My brother, Tony, sister Sheila, who now lives not too far away from Matlask, and have some wonderful memories of the Hall. Summer days seemed endless, building houses out of the hay bales in the fields, playing on the old tree stumps down by ...Read full memory