Crimea Inn, Cross Lane, Primrose Hill, Newsome

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  • location: Cross Lane, Primrose Hill
  • status: still exists but now under a different use
  • category: public house, beerhouse, inn, etc.

Reportedly built in 1793 as residential cottage, it opened as a beerhouse in 1856.

After falling into disrepair it was refurbished and reopened in 2008.[1] It had finally closed by 2012 and was later converted into a residential property.[2]

Historic England Listing

  • Grade II
  • first listed 29 September 1978
  • listing entry number 1134273

CROSS LANE. Primrose Hill. The Crimea Public House. Early C19. Rendered. Pitched stone slate roof. Two storeys. One 2-light and one 3-light stone mullioned sash on first floor. One 3-light stone mullioned window on ground floor.


Huddersfield Local History Society: Journal 15 (2003):

The Crimea Inn is the oldest public house on Primrose Hill. It was opened in 1856 by T. Hamer, and had been a farm long before then. He left it to his daughter, Mrs. Buckley, and it was sold to Messrs. Bentley and Shaw in 1908.


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Notes and References

  1. "It’s opening time once more at historic pub" in Huddersfield Daily Examiner (22/May/2008).
  2. Kirklees Council Planning Applications (reference: 2012/62/92113/W)