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Butcher Hill
3rd May 1949. Looking down Butcher Hill towards houses on Lea Farm Road. Dry stone wall on left.

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Ron davies

Butcher Hill was once known as Horsforth Lane. From what I have read, it is very likely that it got the later name from the fact that a man called James Watson had a butchery and cattle dealership business in the area in the 1800s.




tony dean

this photo was taken where the road finished on the railway bridge it carried on as a cinder path that led to clayton woods through farmland as to the name butchers hill as was known the farm was called butchers farm


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