Sterne, Binroyd or Binn Royd. House at Norland, built in the 16th century by the Brigg (or Briggs) family on land which was once owned by the Binns family - hence the name. It was known for the fine plasterwork, installed by the owner Michael Wainhouse in 1670, some panels of which are now in local museums. In 1712, the house was sold to Richard Sterne, uncle of Laurence Sterne. Binroyd, Norland, Halifax, West Yorkshire. Author: H.P. Kendall Date: Not dated Location: Norland Format: Photograph - Mono Document ID: 101937 Library ID: 34532128 Binroyd was originally a timber-framed house, in the 16th century the exterior was clad in stone as were many other buildings at this time. Some of the plasterwork, created by Michael Wainhouse in 1670, is now in Bankfield Museum. The house was originally owned by the Brigg family, who in 1712 sold it to Richard Sterne (Laurence Sterne's uncle). Sterne's son passed the property on to the Pulleyn family, who lived there until it was demolished in the mid-20th century. The photographer, Hugh Percy Kendall, was a founder member of the Halifax Antiquarian Society in 1900 and a frequent contributor to their transactions. He was also a former president of the Halifax Photographic Society. He died in 1937 at the age of 62.
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|Died: Burley, Yorks., , England 31st Aug 1786 ||Buried: Minster, York, Yorks., England 5th Sep 1786 |