Pack Horse Yard, Huddersfield (Albert T. Pile)

Between April and October 1952, the Huddersfield Examiner published a series of 26 pen and ink drawings by Brighouse artist Albert T. Pile in the weekend edition of the newspaper.

Saturday 12 April 1952

From An Artist's Sketch Book — 1
By Albert T. Pile

Hub of Old Huddersfield

The Pack Horse Yard is the least changed part of Huddersfield. Connecting Kirkgate and King Street, it has often been suggested that it would make an ideal shopping thoroughfare, with perhaps an arcade. But the owners have resisted such improvements, and the yard remains pretty much as it was in the days before railways, when passengers joined stage coaches here. There was a booking office at the Pack Horse Hotel, where Interesting relics of coaching days are preserved.


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collection:Paintings, Engravings & Etchings
tags:1950-59, 1952, Albert Thomas Pile (1882-1981), Drawings, Huddersfield, Newspaper and Journal Illustrations, Pack Horse Yard (Huddersfield)
publisher:Huddersfield Examiner
creator:Albert Thomas Pile (1882-1981)
date:12 April 1952
rights:© Estate of Albert Thomas Pile
date added:25 October 2022

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