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  • The building is not entirely finished we have the use of 2 large rooms, up stayrs and a turret room large enough for Harry to sleep in, there are down stayrs

    Margaret Ann Meta Morris Grimball. Diary, 1860-1866

  • Nearly fifty years ago I sat cross-legged on the floor of what we called the turret room at the end of the long corridor above McDonald Road, and read about Everest in ‘The National Geographic’, and wanted to be a mountaineer.

    Jacob's Ladder


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