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  UI Libraries - Books at Iowa - Eng on Gawsworth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Gawsworth later claimed to have met Miss Sitwell at an antivivisectionist meeting, where medical students started a fight and the two of them were shoved jointly out the back door; she invited him for tea, and for a time he was her "bun boy" at weekly gatherings.
Gawsworth was editing collections of individual poets as well, such as Havelock Ellis, nineties decadent Theodore Wratislaw, his idol and Redonda predecessor M. Shiel, and his Edwardian favorite, Richard Middleton.
In Cairo, Gawsworth was one of the British "Salamander" war poets; in Italy he wrote a poem in the room where Keats died, had his verses translated, visited Croce and gave him food from his knapsack, and at some ceremony had himself garlanded with flowers.
www.lib.uiowa.edu /spec-coll/bai/eng.htm   (4871 words)

 Gawsworth Hall - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gawsworth Hall is a half-timbered historic house and a former stately home in Gawsworth, Cheshire, in the north west of England near Macclesfield.
The original Norman hall was rebuilt in 1480 and belonged to the Fitton family, the Earls of Macclesfield.
Early in the eighteenth century, the third Earl died without issue, and a fight broke out over who should succeed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gawsworth_Hall   (132 words)

 Shakespeare on the lawn at Gawsworth Hall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Gawsworth Hall is an ancient manor house dating back to Norman times.
Rich in history, a tour of the Hall becomes a stirring pageant of great events, intrigue and romance over the centuries.
From the Fittons, the Hall has passed to the Earls of Harrington, thence to the Roper-Richards family, Lords of the Manor and Patrons of the Living.
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 Ghosts Of The North. (Page 1)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Marple Hall is haunted by the headless ghost of a figure thought to be King Charles I. In the 17th century, the Hall was owned by Henry Bradshaw, brother of John Bradshaw who had signed the King’s death warrant.
It is perhaps coincidence that for several centuries the ownership of Levens Hall passed from relative to relative, but never father to son, until 1913, when the River Kent froze over and an albino deer was born in the deer park.
Burton Agnes Hall is haunted by the skull and ghost of Anne Griffith, who loved the house and swore that after her death she wanted part of her to remain at the Hall while it stood.
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 A Walk from Yew Tree Farm
There are many delightful walks from Yew Tree Farm but the most popular is the walk to Gawsworth - one of the treasures of Cheshire with its fine half timbered hall and its elegant church with some of the finest tombs to be found anywhere.
These are set, together with the new(er) hall in a landscaped area with well groomed hedges, fine trees and water features.
Gawsworth Hall is open to visitors and during the summer months offers a series of concert and theatre events in the open air.
www.yewtreebb.co.uk /walk.htm   (356 words)

 Capesthorne Hall on AboutBritain.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Capesthorne Hall has been the home of the Bromley-Davenport family and their ancestors since Domesday times when the appointment of Master Sergeant carrying the responsibility of law and order in the forests of Leek and Macclesfield was granted to them.
The original hall was designed by the Smiths of Warwick between 1719-1732, then altered by Blore in 1837 and finally by Salvin who rebuilt the central part after a disastrous fire in 1861.
Gawsworth Hall is an ancient Manor House wrapped in romance, intrigue and great charm.
www.aboutbritain.com /CapesthorneHall.htm   (550 words)

 Shiel's Collaborators III: John Gawsworth (Terence Ian Fytton Armstrong) (1912-1970)
Since a distant ancestor, Mary Fytton, was identified with Gawsworth Hall in Cheshire (Gawsworth hoped she was the "Dark Lady" of Shakespeare's sonnets, but she wasn't), Armstrong became "John Gawsworth" inviting (perhaps deliberately) permanent confusion with novelist John Gallsworthy.
And Gawsworth as Gawsworth added his name to three tales by M. Shiel: "Dr. Todoro Karadja", "The Mystery of the Red Road", and "The Hanging of Ernest Clark." The first of these borrows from "He Wakes an Echo" in Shiel's short story collection, The Pale Ape (1911).
Gawsworth also found time to anonymously edit a third anthology in 1936 (was he working in competition with himself?) titled Crimes, Creeps and Thrills, published by E. Samuel.
alangullette.com /lit/shiel/essays/shiel_gawsworth.htm   (2391 words)

 Gawsworth Hall - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Gawsworth Hall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Gawsworth Hall - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Gawsworth Hall.
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www.encyclopedia-glossary.com /en/Gawsworth-Hall.html   (193 words)

 ANN: As You Like It, Gawsworth Hall nr. Macclesfield
ANN: As You Like It, Gawsworth Hall nr.
Play starts at 7:30, but there is picnicking welcome on the lawns beforehand, and the music starts at 7:00.
Re: As You Like It, Gawsworth Hall nr.
www.talkaboutthemusic.com /group/uk.music.folk/messages/79813.html   (210 words)

 Gawsworth Hall, Cheshire
Gawsworth Hall began as a Norman manor, though that early house was replaced in 1485 by a half-timbered manor built around a courtyard.
The mound that once held the Norman house now boasts only the tiny chapel, built in 1369 and still in use, though it has been much remodeled, with stained glass by Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris.
In 1701 Gawsworth was the scene of the most famous duel fought in England.
www.britainexpress.com /counties/cheshire/houses/gawsworth.htm   (304 words)

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The Hall was restored and rebuilt in 1866 by Edward Barry who worked on the houses of parliament.
Mottram Hall is set in 270 acres of some of Cheshire's most picturesque parkland with its own ornamental lake and extensive gardens.
The Hall is elegantly furnished with many of its original features restored to their former glory and combines discreetly with full facilities and service.
www.trianglestudios.org.uk /venues.htm   (3006 words)

 Local places of interest near to Yew Tree Farm
Gawsworth Hall is in a delightful setting offering a programme of open air theatre and concerts.
Bramall Hall is a relatively undiscovered treasure set in a wooded park and offering tours of this furnished hall as well as activity days.
Lyme Park, Capesthorne Hall, Tatton Park and Quarry Bank Mill are just a few of the Cheshire attractions within easy reach and for those with an interest in gardens, Biddulph Grange is a must.
www.yewtreebb.co.uk /local.htm   (502 words)

 Macclesfield Express - Neighbourhood News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The late fifteenth century hall is still a family home to Timothy and Elizabeth Richards and features fine portraits, sculptures, stained glass and furniture.The hall was the subject of the most famous duel in English history.
This country's last professional jester, Samuel Johnson, lived at Gawsworth Hall and lies buried in the spinney known as Maggoty Johnson's Wood.
Gawsworth is also home to a number of organisations, with one of the most renowned the Gawsworth Ladies Choir, who have undertaken many charity concerts in aid of deserving causes like Macclesfield Hospital and Aid for Somalia, among others.
www.macclesfield-express.co.uk /neighbourhood/gawsworth   (215 words)

 Gawsworth in Cheshire shopping and information
Gawsworth Parish Council aims to publish and distribute a Newsletter to its electorate on a regular basis.
Gawsworth is a parish in the hundred of Macclesfield, about three miles south-west from that town, on the side of the road to Congleton.
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www.wizzuk.co.uk /cheshire/Gawsworth   (435 words)

 icCheshireOnline - Gawsworth Hall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
FROM ancient family home to open-air theatre, Gawsworth Hall is a first class tourist attraction, offering a lot more than just a walk around the gardens.
The history of the hall is one of great intrigue and the Norman building was the subject of the most famous duel in English history.
Portraits, sculptures, stained glass and furniture maintained within the house capture a sense of the family history at Gawsworth Hall, and the location is also the backdrop to theatre and music during the summer months.
iccheshireonline.icnetwork.co.uk /tourism/touristguide/statelyhomesandparks/tm_objectid=12819772&method=full&siteid=50020&headline=gawsworth-hall-name_page.html   (211 words)

 Gawsworth Hall - Cheshire For All   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
One of Cheshire's most attractive 15th century half-timbered historic houses, believed once to have been home to Mary Fitton, the dark lady of Shakespeare's sonnets.
For theatrical performances, due to licensing requirements, dropping off only by Hall, however, special arrangements can be made, please call to discuss.
Please contact Gawsworth Hall to discuss your requirements.
www.cheshireforall.com /placePrint.asp?key=6405   (208 words)

 Macclesfield - Gawsworth Hall
GAWSWORTH Hall, Macclesfield, is a fl and white timbered gem, which dates back to the 15th century.
Said to be the one-time home of Mary Fitton, rumoured to have been William Shakespeare's "dark lady", it nowadays stages an annual outdoor theatre festival, yet is still used as a family home.
Surrounded by lakes and gardens, the hall was the venue for one of the most famous duels in English history when, in 1712, Lord Mohun and the Duke of Hamilton fought over the estate - not that it mattered, for both men were killed in the duel.
www.manchesteronline.co.uk /entertainment/daysout/buildings/s/63/63712_macclesfield__gawsworth_hall.html   (297 words)

 Wilmslow Express - There's much ado in the air
GAWSWORTH Hall will provide an authentic setting for open air Shakespeare.
The performance will be staged in Elizabethan dress and takes place on the front lawns in front of the stunning fl and white timbered backdrop of Gawsworth Hall.
They are available from the Gawsworth Hall Box Office on 01260 223456.
www.thewilmslowexpress.co.uk /news/s/150/150789_theres_much_ado_in_the_air.html   (508 words)

 Crocus.co.uk garden to visit Gawsworth Hall Cheshire
A garden of lakes (two on either side of the entrance drive), formal areas, lawns and traditional planting.
The hall is approached by a drive leading between two lakes to the north end, where there is a large yew tree and lawns sloping down to one of the lakes.
A formal garden on the west side has beds of modern roses edged with bright annuals and many stone ornaments, including a sundial and circular pool with a fountain.
www.crocus.co.uk /Catalog/Gardens/christmas?ContentType=GardenCard&GardenID=160   (226 words)

Most of our exhibitors have been with us for many years and are well established and respected in their own fields.
The Wilmslow Leisure Centre events are held in the main rooms of the centre and the Gawsworth Hall ones in two large marquees in the grounds of this beautiful ancient Manor House.
Parking is easy at either event and is free at Gawsworth Hall.
www.creativecrafts-online.co.uk /html/antique_fairs.html   (111 words)

 Orillia, Ontario, Canada, Historic Gawsworth Hall for Sale, circa 1863, with 6 or 7 Guest rooms on 3.5 acres   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
In addition, Gawsworth is a unique setting for Bridal Showers, Rehearsal Parties, Wedding Ceremonies, Verandah and Garden Weddings, Garden Occasions, (in the warmer months), Wedding Receptions and Brunches.
A stay at Gawsworth is certain to take a guest back to a time when gentlemen wore top hats and Confederation was yet to be.
From this entrance hall a staircase complete with handicapped accessible equipment leads to two bedrooms on the second floor of the back portion of the house.
www.kanadanews.de /jm/654des.htm   (841 words)

 Culture & Heritage in Cheshire - Venue Summary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The home of the Legh family since 1315, Adlington Hall combines a Medieval Great Hall with fl and white timbers and elegant Georgian additions.
Gawsworth Hall is a Tudor, half-timbered manor-house with tilting ground.
A perfect example of a half-timbered, moated manor-house, great hall, long gallery and chapel.
www.roomcheck.co.uk /scripts/ea_browse.asp?dc=CH&wc=CHW-ch&itemtype=75   (196 words)

 Gawsworth Hall - Attractions in the peaks and plains of Cheshire
Gawsworth Hall - Attractions in the peaks and plains of Cheshire
Mary Fitton, the dark lady of Shakespeare's sonnets lived here and it is still a family home of great charm and beauty.
Gawsworth Hall is situated on the A536 2.5 miles south of Macclesfield.
www.peaksandplains.co.uk /whattodo/attractions-detail.asp?IdNo=42   (135 words)

 Local Attractions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
In Elizabethan times Gawsworth was the home of Mary Fitton, the supposed ‘Dark Lady’ of Shakespeare’s sonnets.
The castle was built in 1754 by local stone masons John and Ralph Harding, for Randle Wilbraham of Rode Hall.
The tower was a summerhouse, originally two storeys high with a cone shaped roof which could be used as a beacon.
www.lambinn.org.uk /localattractions.htm   (665 words)

 Community Online - Gawsworth Village Hall
They request that the Parish Council be ever vigilant concerning any similar                         fences which may be erected in Gawsworth in the future.
P C Recommendation — Refusal, on the grounds that it is over-development in a rural area and the access for two houses is unsuitable either on Church Lane or directly onto Congleton Road at a very busy cross roads.
Ø Gawsworth Methodist Church, Congleton Road, Gawsworth — Demolition of toilet block and hall and erection of new hall in a single storey extension to Church.
www.communityonline.co.uk /parishcouncils/gawsworth/sept03/Minutesept03.htm   (2983 words)

 Hotels near Gawsworth Hall on AboutBritain.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The Buckingham Hotel is an oasis of calm, lying opposite the beautifully restored Pavilion Gardens/Opera House complex yet is only five minutes from the historic Spa town centre.
This modern airport hotel is conveniently located on Manchester's southern outskirts - a good base for visits to Cheshire attractions such as Styal Country Park and Tatton Hall, as well as Manchester's lively city centre.
All the delights of the Peak District are at your disposal when you stay at the Hilton Moorside Grange, situated in acres of open moorland with superb views of the Pennines and the Cheshire Plain.
www.aboutbritain.com /AccommodationNearGawsworthHall.asp   (553 words)

 A great night is announced - This Is Cheshire
GAWSWORTH Hall's open air season continues with a refreshing performance of Agatha Christie's A Murder Is Announced.
Guests are invited to bring a picnic, a cushion and put their thinking caps on as they sit back in the 1,000 seater covered auditorium.
For more details about all events at Gawsworth Hall, near Macclesfield, call 01260 223456.
archive.thisischeshire.co.uk /2003/07/30/167452.html   (202 words)

 Gawsworth Hall | midlands | west-midlands | heritage | uttoxeter-leek   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Gawsworth Hall is an ancient manor house dating from late 15th century wrapped in romance, intrigue and great charm.
Still a family home, Gawsworth has fine pictures and furniture.
Gawsworth Hall not only makes a delightful day out for all the family, but, between June and August, they proudly present a wide range of open air theatre events in our all seated, covered auditorium.
www.totaltravel.co.uk /travel/midlands/west-midlands/uttoxeter-leek/attractions/heritage/gawsworth-hall   (95 words)

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