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The Alice Longstaff Gallery logo. The idea for the collection’s logo came from a painting by Mr Donald Crossley that he presented to Alice in September 1991 to celebrate her 70 years in business. A few weeks later Alice had a heart attack and died…

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Blue plaque on the house in Aspinall Street, Mytholmroyd, where Ted Hughes was born.

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Southfield was occupied, up to his death in 1976 by Walter Farrar. Walter was the uncle of poet laureate Ted Hughes and the subject of some of his poetry relating to Walter's service in the Great War. "My Uncle's Wound" and "Under High Wood" told of…

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Formerly occupied by Broadbent Machine Tools. This mill reminded Donald of Ted Hughes' poem 'Under the world's Rim'.

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Formerly occupied by Broadbent Machine Tools. This mill reminded Donald of Ted Hughes' poem 'Under the world's Rim'.

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Ted is second row, dark jacket, 5th from right. Donald is 7th from right, wearing spectacles. Ted's sister Olwyn is in the third row down, sixth from the left.

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Image to illustrate Ted's words 'There come days to the hills'.

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Image to illustrate Ted's words 'There come days to the hills'.

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Ted described the Pennine sheep that he remembered as 'the sluttiest sheep in England'.

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Ted described the Pennine sheep that he remembered as 'the sluttiest sheep in England'.

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This is Mytholmroyd Methodists' pavilion (on Scout Rd, Mytholmroyd). The building was used as a changing rooms, home on one side, away on the other.

The photo was probably taken in the 1980s, and out of season judging by the trees.

Now…

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Mytholmroyd Methodists CC pavilion, Scout Road.

Now sadly demolished and no longer used as a cricket ground.

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L to R: George Wilding, Lloyd Greenwood, Stanley Boocock and Nick Wilding. On the site of the ancient Briton's grave. Gabriel Wilding took the photograph.
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