Caleb Readshaw


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The Grove A fine Georgian house built c.1750 by Caleb Readshaw (c.1675-1758), a wealthy Richmond merchant who developed the lucrative trade of exporting locally-knitted wool caps and stockings to the Low Countries. The name came from a grove of trees once in the rear garden. The bricks, then more fashionable than stone, were made in a nearby kiln.

Frenchgate, Richmond, Yorkshire, United Kingdom where they was