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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 30th August, 2014)

The Hall

The Hall
Haigh Hall.

Photo: Ron Dawber  (Pentax k100D)
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Comment by: Ken R on 30th August 2014 at 00:14

Lovely photo Ron. This is timeless, lots of visits to the "Hall", flirting with the girls on a Sunday afternoon, lying in the shade of those trees on a hot day,
great times so long ago.

Comment by: Lizziedownunder on 30th August 2014 at 06:10

Beautifully taken Ron....a beautiful historical building with lots of beautiful child hood memories...thank you....cheers!!!

Comment by: Helen on 30th August 2014 at 07:58

Nice photo of a very classic building. Does it get used for functions these days & is it all in as good repair as it looks to be?
Must be a real asset to the community. I never went there as a child, perhaps it was still lived in but I've been by the main gates more times than I can remember

Comment by: alan lad on 30th August 2014 at 08:37


Comment by: Ron D on 30th August 2014 at 09:40

This is a rare pick, no parked cars ,no people ,and a decent sky. A unique combination.

Comment by: A.W. on 30th August 2014 at 10:27

Many Wigganers have good childhood or more recent memories of Haigh Hall, I remember the tractor rides, feeding the fish in the ornamental pond, simple pleasures, great times!

Comment by: chris roberts on 30th August 2014 at 11:37

Very impressive and beautiful photo,also brings back many happy memories ....cheers Ron.

Comment by: jJulie Bateman on 30th August 2014 at 14:05

Nice picture Ron it brings back nice memories for me when i was a young child. I have always loved going to haigh hall i can remember going and collecting the empty pop bottles so i could take them back and get the money from them so i could buy i nice cold drink on a hot summers day.

Comment by: Roy on 30th August 2014 at 15:33

No Helen, parts of it are in disrepair, especially the top floor. There has been talk of it being sold and used maybe as a hotel i think.

Comment by: irene roberts on 30th August 2014 at 19:28

Oh, I hope not, Roy! Such precious childhood memories of this place.

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