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Lodge Gates, near Hinchliffe Arms, Cragg Vale. Previously the lodge for Cragg Hall

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The lodge, at the entrance to New Cragg Hall. The hall was enlarged in 1904 by Helen and William Simpson-Hinchliffe, but destroyed by fire in 1921. The lodge is shown here with its original archway. This archway was later widened by them to allow…

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Postcard with September 1906 postmark. Not to be confused with 'Old' Cragg Hall. The New Hall, or Lower Cragg Hall to distinguish it from Old Cragg Hall, was enlarged and embellished built around 1904 and was destroyed by fire in 1921 with a re-build…

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Postcard with July 1913 postmark. Not to be confused with 'Old' Cragg Hall. The New Hall, or Lower Cragg Hall to distinguish it from Old Cragg Hall, was enlarged and embellished around 1904 and was destroyed by fire in 1921 with a re-build in 1959.

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Postcard with August 1915 postmark. Not to be confused with 'Old' Cragg Hall. The New Hall, or Lower Cragg Hall to distinguish it from Old Cragg Hall, was enlarged and embellished around 1904 and was destroyed by fire in 1921 with a much smaller…

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Undated postcard. Originally built in 1617 it was re-built in the 1830s having fallen into disrepair.

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Undated postcard but the photos appear to date from early 20th century; bottom left image shows the tram lines and the tramway, which reached Mytholmroyd in 1901.

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Old Cragg Hall still exists whereas new Cragg Hall shown here was destroyed by fire in August 1921.

The hall was the centre for many social events. It is interesting to note that Miss Clara Butt stayed at Cragg Hall when she sung at the Victoria…

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The hall was the centre for many social events. It is interesting to note that Miss Clara Butt stayed at Cragg Hall when she sung at the Victoria Hall in Halifax. Henry Ainley the actor stayed there more than once. Melbourne Inman the billiard…

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Cragg Vale and Mytholmroyd Public Subscription Band - First appearance in uniform September 1935.

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Photograph of Cragg Hall, the grounds and mill employees, taken in 1907 after the Hall had been rebuilt and enlarged and the grounds laid out as shown.

Thanks to Sam Hellowell we are fortunate indeed to have nearly all 180 people named.


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Cragg Hall was the centre for many social events. It is interesting to note that Miss Clara Butt stayed at Cragg Hall when she sung at the Victoria Hall in Halifax. Henry Ainley the actor stayed there more than once. Melbourne Inman the billiard…

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Cragg Hall, Cragg Vale, was the home of the Hinchliffe family. It burnt down in 1921.
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