Pole Bank :: Shared Description

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
by Gerald England
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SJ9493 : Banks of wild garlic by Gerald England
SJ9493 : Tulip at Pole Bank by Gerald England
SJ9493 : Field at Pole Bank by Gerald England
SJ9493 : Pole Bank Hall by Gerald England
SJ9493 : Pole Bank Footpath by Gerald England
SJ9493 : Pole Bank Garden by Gerald England
SJ9493 : Pole Bank by Gerald England
SJ9493 : Towards Pole Bank by Gerald England
SJ9493 : Pole Bank Pond by Gerald England
SJ9493 : Pole Bank Pond by Gerald England
SJ9493 : Pole Bank Pond by Gerald England
SJ9493 : Footbridge in Pole Bank Woods by Gerald England
SJ9493 : Wild Garlic (Allium ursinum) by Gerald England
SJ9493 : Bank with bluebells by Gerald England
SJ9493 : Pole Bank Path by Gerald England
SJ9493 : Pole Bank Pond Reflections by Gerald England
SJ9493 : Pole Bank Pond by Gerald England
SJ9493 : Pole Bank Footpath by Gerald England
SJ9493 : Pole Bank Gardens by Gerald England
SJ9493 : Entrance to Pole Bank Hall by Gerald England
SJ9493 : Sign to the Pond by Gerald England
SJ9493 : Tree at Pole Bank Hall by Gerald England
SJ9493 : Trees and a bench at Pole Bank by Gerald England
SJ9493 : Willow at Pole Bank by Gerald England
SJ9493 : Garden at Pole Bank by Gerald England

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Created: Sat, 18 Oct 2014, Updated: Sat, 26 Dec 2015

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