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The Thirsk Weekly News is a family-owned paper for Thirsk and the surrounding area


8th October, 2022.

The York Handmade Brick Company has played a pivotal role in the construction of one of the most striking and elegant new-build houses in Yorkshire.

York Handmade, based at Alne, near Easingwold, supplied 55,000 bricks and specials to build Mowbray Hall, at Felixkirk near Thirsk, a luxurious and sophisticated family home, with panoramic views across the county. The contract was worth £48,000.

David Armitage, chairman of York Handmade, one of the leading brick-makers in the UK, explained: “This was an absolutely fascinating commission, not least because of the scale of the house, its fascinating design and its stunning location.........

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