During World War II, Beningbrough was requisitioned for use as a billet for aircrews stationed at the RAF base at Linton-on-Ouse. Lady Chesterfield moved out, into Home Farm, and the hall’s furniture and pictures were put into storage. Here are some of the stories from wartime Beningbrough.
One man's story
An encounter with Lady Chesterfield
" Good luck, boys, and keep off my vegetables"