York Gate House and outbuildings from the road, after the link to the neighbouring building had been removed and the original mullion windows replaced. Wall and white gate, with Orchard and Front Garden behind
Early photograph of York Gate taken from the road.
This shows how the house and garden looked when the Spencers bought it, with overgrown driveway, farm buildings to the left linked to the house and narrow windows with stone mullions. The Ash tree…
York Gate farm buildings which were initially purchased by the Spencers in 1951.
In 1957 Fred decided to give up farming since it was proving to be unprofitable. The Farmyard and buildings were sold in January 1958.