The BBC's new period drama tells the story of Anne Lister, played by Suranne Jones - an heiress with a difference. Anne inherited Shibden Hall, near Halifax, in the 1830s, and set about running the estate and her family's business interests with the confidence and leadership of a man. She refused to bow to 19th-century social conventions and expectations of women, taking an active role in financial affairs and refusing to marry. Instead, she pursued same-sex relationships, which she documented in coded diaries that were discovered by an ancestor in the 1930s. He was so scandalised that he hid them behind a wall panel at Shibden Hall, where they were not found until the 1980s. Anne died at the age of just 49, when she fell ill while travelling in eastern Europe with her partner Ann Walker, from the neighbouring Crow Nest estate in Halifax, whom she had 'married' in a ceremony in York. She named Ann as the beneficiary of her will, but the Walkers sent Ann to an asylum, denying her the inheritance, and the estate passed back into Lister ownership. The house is now open to the public. Gentleman Jack airs on BBC One on May 19. Locations were sourced by Screen Yorkshire.
The Listers' ancestral home passed to Anne's lover, Ann Walker, after she died, but she was sent to a lunatic asylum and the house returned to the family. They donated it to Calderdale Council in 1933 and it's now a museum.
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This Georgian house near York is open to the public and owned by the parents of former prime minister David Cameron's wife, Samantha. It appears as Crow Nest in Gentleman Jack.
Family-owned Georgian house near Ripon that's open to the public and also featured in Peaky Blinders. Appears as Lord and Lady Stuart's home in Gentleman Jack.
The Bramham estate, between Leeds and Tadcaster, is a regular in period dramas such as Victoria, The ABC Murders and The Darkest Hour. Appears as the exterior of Skelfer House in Gentleman Jack.
This Georgian merchant's townhouse in York is now a museum. Also appeared in Victoria. The interior shots of Vere Cameron's home in Gentleman Jack were filmed here.
This beautiful estate near Skipton is another regular on our screens. Features as the Black Swan Inn in Gentleman Jack.
Although the house itself does not appear in the series, Harewood estate land between Leeds and Harrogate was used to film scenes set at Southolm Farm.
This historic gentleman's residence close to York Minster is owned by the National Trust. Appears as a lodging house in Gentleman Jack.
This Elizabethan house in Birstall, near Batley, is open to the public. Also appeared in Gunpowder. Scenes set in a solicitor's office in Gentleman Jack were shot here.
The Calderdale market town is where the set for Holts Pit, a colliery owned by the Listers, was built.
The town centre was used to film 1830s street scenes.
This theatre in Huddersfield was originally built as a Methodist chapel in 1819. In later years it was an arts centre, squash club, restaurant and disco. Appears as Rawsons Bank in Gentleman Jack.
A Georgian market scene was filmed on this street.
This area of Bradford was occupied by German Jewish merchants and is known for its neoclassical architecture. It also appeared in Victoria. It was used for filming 1830s street scenes set in Halifax.
The stately home near Rotherham is currently undergoing restoration. Also appears in Victoria. Used to film scenes set in Halifax in the 1830s.
The interior scenes set in St Martin in the Field Church were filmed here.
The village near Halifax was used to film road scenes set in Scotland.
This church on Goodramgate in York was where Anne Lister and Ann Walker took communion together.
Grays Court is the oldest continuously occupied house in Britain - it was built in 1080 for the treasurer of York Minster. It's now a hotel and restaurant. Used to film 1830s York street scenes.