Robin Tramaseur January 2019 I met Robin Tramaseur at the Village Carnival, back in the warm, soft days of July 2018,. We fell into a conversation concerning one of his contributions to the Village dating back to 1977. At the time, there wasn’t the time or space to talk in-depth and I took down … Continue reading Robin Tramaseur: Graphic Artist and man of many parts.
Over the last thousand years or so, there have been many owners of Grimston Hall and even more occupiers. Sometimes people have remained there for ten or so years, some have remained somewhat longer. In the 19th century, there were seven owners: George Nassau, William, Earl of Rochford, Alexander, the 10th Duke of Hamilton, William … Continue reading Grimston Hall on fire
Grimston Hall Timeline Grimston Hall, c 1990 (Courtesy: Kitty Smith) After I visited Grimston Hall in August, I spent some time sharing photographs of the house with Rosemary, speculating with her about the age of the buildings and the features surrounding the property. It was she who reminded me that about twenty or thirty years … Continue reading Grimston Hall: In the time of Noel and Kitty Smith, tenants and occupiers. 1984 – 1995
“It would have given me great pleasure to have met you at Grimston Hall. I was very sure that no light cause prevented your coming to me….” Letter from Mr. George Nassau, 7th Nov 1812 Over the years, I have often walked along footpaths adjacent to Grimston Hall. With its own drive … Continue reading Grimston Hall in 2018