Edward Watson collection


Edward Watson collection


Black and white photos dating from the 1950s - 1960's


Edward Watson


ca. 1950 - ca. 1960


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Collection Items

The Old Bridge, Hebden Bridge - EWW00165
The Hole in the Wall Inn is on the right, whilst in the middle can be seen the houses of Buttress Brink. Picture c1960.

Great House, Colden - EWW00162
Grade II listed building. A fine example of a yeoman clothiers house. The original house was built in the second half of C16 with early C17 new front to west wing.
Hall-and-cross-wings plan with rear kitchen wing rebuilt early C19.
The housebody and…

Lord Nelson pub, Luddenden? - EWW00161
Apparently the Lord Nelson pub, Luddenden, has a window in the cellar overlooking High Street with the inscription 'Dairy', now covered over with pebbledash. Dairy windows were exempt from window tax! Could this be it?

Unknown House - EWW00160
Can anyone identify?

Lane Head, Haworth Old Road - EWW00156
Situated as the road climbs out of Crimsworth Dean towards Top o' th' Stairs

Higher School Land, Later Known as Higher Colden - EWW00155
This once was Higher School Land but after 1920's at least it was known as Higher Colden. The Barn is now a separate dwelling. For details of the sale in the mid 1920's see WYAC Miss 383/16

Top Withins, Haworth – EWW00150
Situated on the moors between Haworth and Walshaw, this farmhouse has been associated with Emily Bronte's novel "Wuthering Heights". The buildings, even when complete, bore no resemblance to the house she described, but the situation may have been…

Roof detail, Old Edge, Colden - EWW00149
Grade II* listed building.
Substantial remains of an early C16 timber-framed open hall, encased in stone in the
early C17 with added porch dated 1676, restored with some rebuilding c.1975.
3-room through passage plan with rear kitchen wing. Double…

Higher School Land, Colden - EWW00148
These cottages have now been restored and are more commonly known as Higher Colden.

Pack Saddle - EWW00147
Packhorses were used to transport goods in the period up until the coming of the first turnpike roads and canals in the 18th century. In this area of the Pennines they carried wool to the hand-weaver, and then the finished pieces to market. This…

Great Burlees, Wadsworth - EWW00144
Home of Henry Cockroft (later of Little Burlees) when Surveyor in 1740. Later home of William Cockroft (Surveyor 1763-67).

High Sunderland Hall, near Halifax - EWW00143
The front of the house showing the main doorway. High Sunderland Hall was a manor house, built c 1600 just outside Halifax, and demolished in 1951 after falling into dereliction. The house is perhaps best known for having supposedly provided Emily…

High Sunderland Hall, Halifax - EWW00142
High Sunderland Hall was a manor house, built c. 1600 just outside Halifax, and demolished in 1951 after falling into dereliction. Originally a timbered house, a striking stone frontage was added in the 17th century. Early residents played exciting…

Little Burlees, Wadsworth - EWW00141
The porch was built by William Cockroft who acted as Surveyor in the years 1736, 1747 and 1752. Here also lived Henry Cockroft who was Surveyor for the years 1769-71 and died in office. Picture taken 1948. The deep-set double chamfered windows were…

Old Edge, Colden - EWW00140
Timber framed building that was later stone clad. Carved above the door "Peace be within thy gates, 1676"
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