old colne hall

Colne Hall - Map 1845.bmpColne Hall in 1844, on the First Edition 6″ Ordnance Survey map, and here about 20 or so years later.

DDSP 4127 Box 12 Colne Old Hall

The hall is thought to have been built in the sixteenth century and by the mid nineteenth was obviously in a derelict state. The image above and the one that follows are thought to date from the time of it’s subsequent demolition.

Colne HallThe posters on the wall, if they were clearer would give a better idea of the date (usually given as 1867, although why is unclear). Taking shape in the foreground is a building that survives today.

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