Buckstones Inn, New Hey Road, Buckstones, Marsden

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  • also known as: Rising Sun Inn, Buckstones Hotel, Buckstones House
  • location: New Hey Road, Marsden-in-Huddersfield
  • status: still exists but now in different use
  • category: property / public house

In August 1866, the beerhouse was named as the Rising Sun Inn when landlord Joshua Kenworthy[1] was fined 20s. for a breach of the Beer Act. The magistrate told Kenworthy, "your house has been has been a notorious house for a long time".[2]

By 1871, Kenworthy was named as the beer seller of Buckstones Inn in the census.

The property was sold for £310 at auction in July 1893:[3]

LOT 5. BUCKSTONES. At that Freehold Stone-built and Stone-slated DWELLING-HOUSE or SHOOTING BOX, situate at and known as "Buckstones House," Marsden, formerly known as "Buckstones Hotel," together with the 2-stall stable, a 3-stalled underground stable, cart shed, out-conveniences, and vacant land, containing a total area of 1,450 square yards or thereabouts.


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Notes and References

  1. Kenworthy died aged 62 and was buried on 23 May 1882 at St. Bartholomew, Marsden.
  2. "Magistrates in Petty Sessions" in Huddersfield Chronicle (18/Aug/1866).
  3. "Sales by Auction" in Huddersfield Chronicle (22/Jul/1893) and "Local Property Market" in Huddersfield Chronicle (29/Jul/1893).