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Otley Chevin, Jenny's Cottage

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Otley Chevin, Jenny
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c1900-1904. View of Jenny's Cottage on Otley Chevin. Originally the beaconkeeper's cottage, it was probably named after tenant Jenny Myers who ran it as a cafe to support her husband's farming business during the early 19th century.

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Howard Anguish

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I remember this cottage still being used as a cafe in the early 1950's. We used to walk or cycle up to the Chevin from Yeadon as children and a bottle of pop there was very welcome!

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R Bedford

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Yes i think you are right Howard, i used to go with my Dad and Mum in the late 40s early 50s.,And if i remember right we had Ham and Eggs' Good old days.

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07-Dec-2012

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