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Arthington Hall Convalescent Hospital, postcard (Arthington) (1 comment)
Black & White imagec1954. Postcard view of Arthington Hall on Arthington Lane. This country residence, mostly an early to mid 18th century rebuilding of an earlier house, was the home of the Sheepshanks family from 1830 onwards. It was used as a convalescent hospital during the Second World War and for some time after, as on this postcard which bears a postmark of 1954, but has since been reverted to a residence. It is now a Grade II listed building.
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Arthington Nunnery (Arthington) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated, Situated on Arthington Lane, it is believed that this Nunnery was founded by Peter de Arthington about 1150. It was a small establishment with usually around ten nuns. At the time of the Dissolution of the Monasteries, Elizabeth Hall, the prioress received a pension of £35. Nine other nuns were offered much smaller amounts. The building became a home and the land around the farm. TB 15851B is on the house, thought to be the initials of Thomas Briggs and his wife who were early owners.
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Arthington Nunnery (Arthington)
Black & White imageUndated, Three storey building with mullioned windows. The nunnery dated back to around 1150, this house has the initials TB 15851B, thought to be Thomas Briggs and wife an early owner. Various families farmed the land and occupied the house, including Briggs and Windle. The house still retains many original features.
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Arthington Post Office (Arthington) (1 comment)
Black & White imagec1900-1904. View of the post office at Arthington.
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Arthington Viaduct also showing the weir near Arthington Mill Farm (Arthington) (2 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Long distance view of the River Wharfe. It shows the weir near Arthington Mill Farm and looks towards Arthington Viaduct, seen in the background. This weir is no longer in existence but is marked on an O.S. map for 1934.
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