Old Maps of Masham

Historic Maps of Masham and the local area.

We have run Bank Villa as a comfortable and relaxing B&B since 2002. Dr Dodd's son has stayed with us and shared his memories. The property is listed so looks very much the same today. Guests love exploring the nooks and crannies of the interior. Many of features can be dated back to the days when there was live in staff.

This photo, looking West South West shows the weir across the River Ure which serviced the former corn/flax(?) mill just downstream and on the far bank of the river. In the 1892 ordnance survey map, The Grotto described the wood named Grotto Plantation. At some stage in the 1920's a house was built there adjacent to the (...Read full memory)