Aireborough Historical Society

Multi-view Postcard

Multiview Postcard

Title
Multi-view Postcard
Date Undated
Location Rawdon
Photo ID
B224 + S480 (AA086) + AA094 & FBA336 which was donated by Isabel Douglas
Comment
1: In the top left is Woodleigh Hall, then being used as a nurses home.
Top right is Rawdon Baptist Training College situated on Woodlands Drive.
In 1983 it was converted into 7 apartments and is now called Larchwood (February 2013).
In the central oval is the Emmotts Arms on Town Street, this public house was built in 1780 and named after the Emmotts who were a prominent Rawdon family.
Bottom left Woodlands Convalescent Home, later Woodlands Hospital then bottom right is the Wishing Gate in Cragg Wood.

2 & 3: In the upper left corner is Micklefield House, to the right the Baptist Ministerial Training College. Bottom left is a view of Micklefield Lane with Buckstone Hall (sometimes called the Castle) on the right.
The centre scene shows the Wishing Gate in Cragg Wood.
The postcard was sent to A E Fowler, Pocklington with the message
 "Hear you are still the early bird, so sending you a card to pick up for yourself.
Hope you are all getting on alright. L"

4: Various local scenes appear on this tinted postcard, in the top left corner is Buckstone Hall or "The Castle", next Woodleigh Drive then Buckstone Rock on the right.
Bottom left is the Baptist Ministerial Training College, next, Billing Woods and Over Lane on the right.
In the centre is St Peters Church on Town Street.

5: A postcard with views of Rawdon, top left is Woodlands Convalecent Hospital, next an interior view of St Peters Church and to the right a corner of Micklefield Lane. Bottom right looks as if it is another Micklefield Lane scene, then the churchyard at St Peters with an image of Low Green on the left.
At the bottom is the Primitive Methodist Chapel on Harrogate Road with Rawdon Littlemoor School on the left.
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Undated: A black & white postcard with views of Rawdon which include St Peter's Parish Church on Town Street and Harrogate Road Methodist Chapel.




 

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