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Pecket Monument on Smeakin Hill. Raygate?
It is a memorial to those from the Wadsworth Parish who died in the two World Wars.
Right of centre the chimneys of Midgehole Upper and Lower Mills just discernible. Right of centre on the hilltop is Pecket Well.
Situated on Smeakin Hill. Built to commemorate those from Wadsworth who wee killed in the First World War, 34 names. Six further names were added after the Second World War
The War Memorial at Smeakin Hill to the 33 men of Wadsworth who lost their lives in the war of 1914 – 1918 was unveiled on 23rd September 1923 by Major Robert H. Barker.
Roughly based on Stoodley Pike, it is an obelisk 41 feet high (Stoodley is 120…
Crimsworth Terrace is towards the left of the picture and Pecket Well at the top.
30th October 1920. An outing of 37 people from the Robin Hood Inn at Pecket Well to Keighley ended in disaster when their charabanc overturned on a bend coming down from Cock Hill to Oxenhope. Five people were killed and four seriously injured. The…
Beyond the cluster of cottages is the road to Old town and the old property to the right of that on the brow of the hill is Akroyd.
Behind the Methodist Church can be seen Pecket Shed, one of the last fustian weaving mills, seems to crowd in on the Methodist Chapel.
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