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People's Park is one of the finest surviving examples of a "Joseph Paxton" Park. Created in 1857, the Park was donated to the people of Halifax by Sir Francis Crossley, to be maintained by the then Halifax Corporation for all time.

Situated at the…

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People's Park is one of the finest surviving examples of a "Joseph Paxton" Park. Created in 1857, the Park was donated to the people of Halifax by Sir Francis Crossley, to be maintained by the then Halifax Corporation for all time.

Situated at the…

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People's Park is one of the finest surviving examples of a "Joseph Paxton" Park. Created in 1857, the Park was donated to the people of Halifax by Sir Francis Crossley, to be maintained by the then Halifax Corporation for all time.

Situated at the…

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People's Park is one of the finest surviving examples of a "Joseph Paxton" Park. Created in 1857, the Park was donated to the people of Halifax by Sir Francis Crossley, to be maintained by the then Halifax Corporation for all time.

Situated at the…

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People's Park is one of the finest surviving examples of a "Joseph Paxton" Park. Created in 1857, the Park was donated to the people of Halifax by Sir Francis Crossley, to be maintained by the then Halifax Corporation for all time.

Situated at the…

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People's Park is one of the finest surviving examples of a "Joseph Paxton" Park. Created in 1857, the Park was donated to the people of Halifax by Sir Francis Crossley, to be maintained by the then Halifax Corporation for all time.

Situated at the…

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The mansion has now gone but the fountain in the grounds is still played on occassions.

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Slide 15 - A long, low roofed building with projecting windows, and supported on stone pillars, stands at the west side of the courtyard. This is probably the most ancient part of the building, of the Tudor or Plantagenet era.

Such a house as…

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Slide 14 - There is a fine courtyard at the rear, paved with flags and in the centre is a stone fountain and basin, erected in 1857 to commemorate the visit of Lord Lewisham.

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Slide 7 - Across the road which divides the grounds, and passing through a pair of massive gate piers, we reach a lower garden.

A circular fountain is a central object where the water plays over a bed of water lilies. As seen from the south porch…

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Slide 3: The grounds around the Hall are beautifully kept and contain a large variety of choice trees and plants.

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Slide 3 - The Parterre occupies several acres of lawn on the south side of the Mansion, about which are numerous specimens of statuary, and other adornments. A fountain on this front figures Atlas bearing the globe, surrounded by mermaids and…

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Mytholmroyd Historical Society visit - Fountain performance
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