Nostell Priory, West Yorkshire

John Harrison's father was a carpenter here. A recased 1717 clock of Harrison's is here. This is a National Trust site about 6 miles SW of Pontefract, off the A638. The village of Foulby, qv above, where John Harrison (1693-1776) was born, is on the estate. Probably about 1697, they moved to Barrow-upon-Humber, qv above.

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