SJ9493 : Entrance to Pole Bank Hall

taken 9 years ago, near to Gee Cross, Tameside, Great Britain

Entrance to Pole Bank Hall
Entrance to Pole Bank Hall
Pole Bank Hall is a residential care home but its grounds are a public park.
Pole Bank
Pole Bank was originally the home of the Ashton and Beeley famines. Thomas Kerfoot rented the property from 1912-19.

The hall and grounds were purchased in 1920 by George Frederick Byrom for 4200. He died in 1942 and in 1946 in accordance with his will Pole Bank Hall and Grounds were bequeathed to the Corporation of Hyde for the use and recreation of the general public.

The building is Grade II listed: LinkExternal link

The hall itself is a care home, run since 1998 by the Laurel Bank Care group: LinkExternal link

The grounds which includes a pond, walled gardens and woodland paths is a public park which are in part maintained by a volunteer group, Friends of Pole Park.

Facebook group: LinkExternal link
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SJ9493, 359 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 17 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 17 March, 2009
Primary Subject of Photo
Open Area 
Category
Public open space   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 946 931 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:26.1277N 2:4.9017W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 947 931
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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