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The North Craven Heritage Trust was formed to foster interest in and care for the distinctive character and heritage of North Craven by:

- encouraging high standards of planning   and architecture

- stimulating public interest in and care for   the beauty, character and heritage of the   area

- encouraging the preservation, protection   and sympathetic development of   features of historic or public interest

 

 

 

Helping to safeguard the distinctive beauty, character

and heritage of North Craven in North Yorkshire

 

The Trust’s area of interest covers the following Civil Parishes:

Airton, Arncliffe, Austwick, Bentham, Burton-in-Lonsdale, Clapham cum Newby, Giggleswick, Halton Gill, Halton West, Hanlith, Hawkswick, Hellifield, Horton-in-Ribblesdale, Ingleton, Kirkby Malham, Langcliffe, Lawkland, Litton, Long Preston, Malham, Malham Moor, Nappa, Otterburn, Rathmell, Scosthrop, Settle, Stainforth, Swinden, Thornton-in-Lonsdale and Wigglesworth.

 

 

News

NEW Settle Heritage Walk - Created by NCHT member Tony Stephens:
in conjunction with the Royal Geographical Society and U3A
to download details click here

Long Preston Big Dig May 2015:
talk by Carenza Lewis 9 December 2014
to download details click here

Friends of the 3 Peaks:
NCHT is now a 'Charity Friend' of the 3 Peaks
to download 3 Peaks Newsletter click here

 


Forthcoming Events

Sunday 14 December at 2.00pm Langcliffe Village Car Park
Mince Pie Walk: Up and Down the Ribble; gather afterwards at Manor Farm House at 3.00pm 01729 823205 map

Wednesday 18 February at 7.30pm Settle Quaker Meeting House
“Town and Country” - an illustrated talk about a 6 mile walk looking at the history of Settle and its countryside, published by the Royal Geographical Society in 2013 Dr. Tony Stephens

Tuesday 10 March at 7.30pm Langcliffe Village Institute
“To make a true and perfecte plotte”: mapping local disputes in Tudor and Stuart times Dr. Bill Shannon

Wednesday 1 April at 7.30pm Austwick Village Hall
The Malham Mines Mike Gill

Tuesday 28 April at 2.00pm YDNP car park, Malham
Vernacular Buildings in Malham K. Illingworth 01422 844941 map

Wednesday 20 May at 11.30am St. Leonards Church Car Park Chapel le Dale
The Ingleborough Terraces - a walk back in time Part 2: A moderate walk over some rough country and limestone pavements. Bring picnic lunch, boots or stout shoes. Approx. 5 miles, 4 1/2 hours Chris Bonsall 015242 41931 map

Thursday 11 June at 10.00am Meet in Great Mitton village
David Johnson’s 13th SUMMER OUTING to some "Lancashire Gems" - Great Mitton Hall, All Hallows Church and Gawthorpe Dr David Johnson 01729 822915 map

Tuesday 30 June at 2.00pm Meet at the Quarry Car Park on the minor road to the west of the fen: car share because of limited parking
Visit to Malham Field Studies Centre David Tayler 015242 51002 map

Wednesday 16 September at 7.30pm Clapham Village Hall
The Farrer Family Ken Pearce

Wednesday 14 October at 7.30pm Victoria Hall
AGM, followed by “The Care and Maintenance of Historic Buildings" Robert Parker

Wednesday 25 November at 7.30pm Long Preston Village Hall
Craven and the Disputed Election at Fountains Abbey 1410-16 Dr Mike Spence

Sunday 13 December at 1.45pm Meet in Market Place outside Settle Town Hall
Mince Pie Walk: Conducted visit to Settle Town Hall, then to Meeting House for short talk on Settle's Conscientious Objectors in WW1 and mince pies John Asher 01729825075 map

 

Copyright © North Craven Heritage Trust May 6, 2014                 Charity Commission Reg. No. 504029       Home     Acknowledgements     Contact Us

 

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