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Abbey Inn from Pollard Lane and Woodside works (Newlay)
Colour imageSpring 2004. View of the Abbey Inn from Pollard Lane, believed to have originated as an 18th Century Farmhouse, and first on record as an Inn in 1826. On the left, is the former Aire Valley Dyeworks run by Whitaker & Aykroyd, renamed Woodside Works. Whitaker's purchased the Inn around 1899 in an attempt to control the drinking habits of the workforce, it is believed. It was once used as a mortuary and, perhaps as a consequence, the Inn is rumoured to be haunted.
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Abbey Inn from Pollard Lane railway bridge (Newlay)
Colour imageSpring 2004. View of the Abbey Inn from the Pollard Lane railway bridge. Behind the Inn is the delapidated Woodside works, formerly Aire Valley Dyeworks. The dyeworks, run by Whitaker's, owned the Inn in 1899. They sold it to the Bradford Dyers Association at a later date. Richard Whitaker & Sons (Brewers) purchased the Inn in 1948 and eventually it passed into the hands of Whitbread & Co.
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Abbey Inn, from Pollard Lane (Newlay) (2 comments)
Colour imageSpring 2004. View of the Abbey Inn from Pollard Lane, a two storey stone building. It is located adjacent to the railway line between the River Aire and the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.
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Abbey Inn, off Pollard Lane (Newlay)
Colour imageSpring 2004. View of the Abbey Inn from Pollard Lane. It is situated next to the railway line (far right) and between the Leeds & Liverpool Canal and the River Aire. The stone built Inn, on two storeys, is thought to have originated as a farmhouse in the 18th Century. It is first recorded as an Inn in 1826 when Joseph Myers was the Innkeeper.
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Aire Valley Dyeworks (Newlay)
Colour imageSpring 2004. Image shows the Aire Valley Works. This was a dyeworks for cottons operated by Whitaker & Aykroyds Limited in the locality of Newlay. W.D.S. Tooling Aids Ltd. occupied the buildings more recently. It is marked on later maps as Woodside Works.
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