Donald Taylor collection ::: 275 images

Click here to see all 275 images

Click on any image to see full details.

Comments

We welcome further information on all images.

Allowed tags: <p>, <a>, <em>, <strong>, <ul>, <ol>, <li>

Collection Tree

  • Donald Taylor collection

Social Bookmarking

Items in the Donald Taylor collection Collection

Reddyshore Scout packhorse causeway - DTA00376
This has been cleared sufficiently to show the width and kerbstones

Track in Lee Wood, Heptonstall - DTA00375
Section of road on Jeffrey's map of 1775, in Lee Wood, Heptonstall, on the way to cross the river Hebden at New Bridge, Hardcastle Crags

Medieval Track at Blackstone Edge - DTA00374
Packhorse causeway showing a cross binding and drainage wedge. Not as deep as other causey examples which are still working efficiently.

Medieval Track at Blackstone Edge - DTA00372
Medieval track at Blackstone Edge constructed to horse width but used by carts to early 18th century.

Medieval Track at Blackstone Edge - DTA00371
Two grooved stones much larger than the later pack packhorse style.

Medieval Track at Blackstone Edge - DTA00370
Grooved stone three times the size of later packhorse tracks

Hollingworth Lake, Littleborough - DTA00366
Hollingworth Lake is a 130-acre (53 ha) reservoir at Smithy Bridge, in Littleborough , Lancs. The lake was originally built as the main water source for the Rochdale Canal, but developed as a tourist resort from the 1860s, and became known as the…

Lower Saltonstall - DTA00362
Probably built in the 18th century Lower Saltonstall is a traditional stone built house with a stone roof.

Unknown - DTA00361
Can anyone help?

Unknown location - DTA00360
Can anyone help?

Todmorden Old Hall - DTA00359
This was the Post Office at one time, then a restaurant, now a private residence.

Packhorse Track - DTA00358
Packhorse track in Lee Wood shown on Jeffrey's map of 1775 leading down to cross the river Hebden at New Bridge, Midgehole

Packhorse Milestone - DTA00357
Milestone on Halifax to Rochdale Road

Packhorse Milestone - DTA00355
Packhorse milestone in Summit Pass, (crossing the rise of the River Calder). This one is called Allescholes on Reddyshore Scout Gate

Making Place, home of Samuel Hill - DTA00354a
Samuel Hill of Making Place, Soyland above Ripponden experimented with hand woven finer yarns to compete with Norfolk and South West England. Early in the 18th century he successfully produced fine worsted cloth and by 1747 had an annual turnover in…

Making Place, home of Samuel Hill - DTA00354
Samuel Hill of Making Place, Soyland above Ripponden experimented with hand woven finer yarns to compete with Norfolk and South West England. Early in the 18th century he successfully produced fine worsted cloth and by 1747 had an annual turnover in…