The Heritage Group - Exploring a Yorkshire Wolds Village

Nunburnholme, a Community Heritage Project



AERIAL VIEWS OF NUNBURNHOLME 2014 and 2012 - Peter Halkon

Nunburnholme looking from the west. In the foreground is St James church and the vicarage, once home of Rev. F.O. Morris, noted author and naturalist and his son Rev. M.C.F. Morris, local historian and author of Nunburnholme its History and Antiquities. The beck is hidden by trees running from the bottom right. Note the earthworks in the field above the vicarage.

(For further information please see the Archaeology page)


Nunburnholme looking from the east. In the centre foreground is the site of the nunnery, manor and possible Roman villa, cut through by the carriage drive that led to the now demolished Warter Priory, once home of Charles Henry Wilson, 1st Baron Nunburnholme, (1833-1907) MP for Hull and shipping magnate. The church and vicarage are towards the top right.

(For further information please see the Archaeology page)


Nunburnholme looking north. Note the rig and furrow of medieval ploughing and the long narrow crofts which date back to the medieval period.

(For further information please see the Archaeology page)


Nunburnholme – The east end of the village. Note the white cottage in the centre, studied by the Buildings Group. Note also the rig and furrow and long narrow crofts.

(For further information please see the Buildings page)


Nunburnholme looking west. Note the shape of the valley as it opens out to the west. Rig and furrow and other earthworks which remain from the medieval village are also visible.

Compare this photograph with the artist's impression of the medieval village







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