SE4417 : Ackworth House, Pontefract Road, High Ackworth

near to High Ackworth, Wakefield, Great Britain

Ackworth House, Pontefract Road, High Ackworth
Ackworth House, Pontefract Road, High Ackworth
Late C17 built for John Gully prizefighter and one of the greatest gamblers on the English turf he stood twice for Pontefract as member of parliament bought Ackworth Park and lived the live of a country squire hunting with the Badsworth, the house was enlarged in the C19 and was used at one time as a boarding house to Ackworth School.
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Saturday, 9 October, 2010   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 9 October, 2010
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 441 175 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:39.1287N 1:20.0288W
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