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Helmsley Market Town

Helmsley, YO62 5YZ

Explore the historic and picturesque market town of Helmsley in this digital treasure trail.

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2 kms

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45 mins

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Begin your treasure train at the market square at the centre of the town.
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Market Square
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Begin your trail at the large, ornate memorial in the market square.

Walk closer to this point to reveal a question.

What is the first name of the Second Baron Feversham to whom this memorial commemorates?
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William Duncombe, Second Baron Feversham was prominent in the affairs of the Royal Agricultural Society and served as an MP in the Houses of Parliament.

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Barkers Yard
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Head in the direction the statue is facing and walk along Borogate. After a short distance turn right and enter the cobbled streets of Barkers Yard.
Look high for a window that displays the words 'Barkers Yard'. Which year is shown in the same window?
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Did you know that Helmsley is an ancient settlement? It was originally known as Elmeslac which means ‘Helm’s forest clearing’.

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A Former Bank
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Continue along Borogate then turn right when it ends. After a short distance search for an engraved stone lintel above a doorway at the corner of the junction with Buckingham Square
In which year was this building formerly a bank?
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It's understood that this was formerly the Beckett & Co, York & East Riding Bank which later became a part of Natwest bank.

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Bench with a View
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Turn right at the junction and look nearby for a bench located on a bridge over a picturesque stream.
This seat was presented to Helmsley Town Council in memory of which family? (one word)
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Towards the Castle
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Follow the path by the stream until you reach a stone bridge, do not cross the bridge. Instead carefully cross the road to your left, then turn left and follow the footpath with a view of Helmsley Castle
Follow the path until it turns right. On a small stone building is an information board with an overview of the 'National Centre For'... what? (three words)
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The original Helmsley Castle was built in 1120 and constructed of wood. In 1186 Robert de Ros began converting the castle to stone.

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Welcome to Helmsley
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Follow the footpath until you reach the Helmsley Castle visitor centre. Search nearby for an information board titled 'Welcome to Helmsley'.
How many acres of parkland is covered by Duncombe Park?
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Walled Garden
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Follow the path that's signed towards a Picnic Area and Walled Gardens. Continue until you reach the Walled Garden & Craft Workshops.
What colour is the text on the 'Visit the Helmsley Walled Garden' sign?
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Acorn Sculpture
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Exit the Walled Gardens, but instead of returning along the same footpath carefully follow the single track road to the left. A short distance after a right turn look for a stone acorn sculpture near a car park
Search the base of the carving and find how many miles it is from here to Whitby.
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A Historic County
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Continue in the same direction you were walking, then when you reach a junction look for an old-fashioned black and white signpost.
Which three words can be found in the ring atop the signpost?
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Woodard House
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Turn left onto the High Street and follow the path, keeping the stream to your right. Shortly after the stream ends look for Woodard House.
Head into the grounds and look for a circular green plaque on the front of Woodard House. In which year was this building erected as the Helmsley Workhouse?
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Workhouses were insitiutions where those unable to support themselves were offered accommodation and employment. In Scotland they were commonly known as Poorhouses.

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St Mary's Church
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Exit the grounds of Woodard House and carefully cross the road. Turn left, then follow the small rising road to the right at the fork. Keep the stream to your left and look nearby for a small historic church.
How many stained glass windows can be seen on the front of St Mary's Church?
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St Mary’s Church was opened by the Benedictines of Ampleforth in 1894 and contains eight beautiful relief carvings of the Stations of the Cross.

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Church of All Saints
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Head back down the road and follow the path until you reach a larger church, The Church of All Saints. Turn left and follow the road along the outer wall of the graveyard until you reach a small entrance gate.
Which two words can be found on the arched gate to the left of the entrance to the church graveyard?
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The Great War
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Enter the church graveyard, following the path that bears left until you exit via another gate. You will emerge at the market square. Carefully make your way to the memorial cross near the centre of the square.
Look for an engraved stone at the bottom-right corner of the sandstone building with five arches. The stone was laid by the Duke of York on June 20th of which year?
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Helmsley Market Town

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