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The Chapel was formerly known as the Resurrection Chapel. In 1951 it was dedicated to the Duke of Wellington’s Regiment, a regiment which recruited from the people of Halifax.
Laid up in the Chapel are colours given to the Regiment, many of which record major battles. In the frames on the wall are colours from the [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Apr 10th 2019

Located in the heart of Halifax, Halifax Minster is a handsome 15th Century Grade 1 listed Parish Church; a site of major historical importance, a place of worship, prayer, of civic engagement, education and culture; with a year-round programme of events for you to enjoy. The church of St John the Baptist Halifax was given [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Apr 9th 2019

The Grade I listed Piece Hall, Halifax is a rare and precious thing, an architectural and cultural phenomenon which is absolutely unique. It is the sole survivor of the great eighteenth century northern cloth halls, a class of buildings which embodied the vital and dominant importance of the trade in hand woven textiles to the [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Apr 5th 2019

12 Comments CherryPie on Apr 2nd 2019

This scene shows a wounded tiger turning and attacking his pursuers. The incident is described in ‘Sport in Many Lands’, a book written by H. A. L (Henry Astbury Leveson) ‘The Old Shekarry’, one of the most famous game hunters of Victorian times.
Levison served in the Indian army from 1845 to 1854 and returned on [...]

20 Comments CherryPie on Mar 20th 2019

Cross the meadow and the stream and listen as the peaceful water brings peace upon your soul.
Maximillian Degenerez

12 Comments CherryPie on Mar 18th 2019

Baitings Reservoir is a large water supply reservoir operated by Yorkshire Water close to Ripponden in the West Yorkshire Pennines. It lies in the valley of the River Ryburn and is the higher of two reservoirs built to supply Wakefield with water and was completed in 1956.[1] The lower reservoir is Ryburn Reservoir.

12 Comments CherryPie on Mar 12th 2019

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