Medieval Kitchen, Gainsborough Old Hall, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England.... http://www.castlesandmanorhouses.com/photos.htm ... The hall was built by Sir Thomas Burgh in 1460. In 1484 Sir Thomas entertained King Richard III in his hall. King Henry VIII visited Gainsborough twice; once in 1509 and again in 1541 with the doomed Queen Catherine Howard. The Queen was accused of indiscretions both at Gainsborough and nearby Lincoln, for which she was executed.