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Kirkless Hall in the 70s
Photo: Gerry
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Item #: 15422
I took this a few years ago and its ages since I walked up the canal bank. is this building still there?

Comment by: irene roberts nee griffiths on 26th July 2010 at 15:51

It's still there, Gerry. My friend Neil's Dad used to deliver papers as a young lad, around the 20s/30s and was terrified of going there in the dark mornings and nights of Autumn and Winter.

Comment by: janet on 26th July 2010 at 18:16

I don't know it, but I'm glad it's still there, a bit of local history..not all has been demolished or left to rot like so many other old and once wonderful buildings...

Comment by: Gerry on 26th July 2010 at 20:13

I used to deliver papers to Ince Hall Irene and got the same feeling on dark mornings... dont forget that Peggy Beawt Yed lived there...

Comment by: Catherine on 27th July 2010 at 19:42

Parts of it look Elizabethan. Does anyone know anything about the history of the place?

Comment by: irene roberts nee griffiths on 28th July 2010 at 13:32

Catherine, I have put some info on the other photo of the hall.

Comment by: Catherine on 29th July 2010 at 20:23

Thanks Irene. I saw them. When I tried to Google it, it just mentioned a hall in Leeds and the pub on the canal.

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