Hope on Anchor Inn, Kirk Gate, Huddersfield

This page is a bare-bones entry for a location which appears on an historic Ordnance Survey map. More detailed information may eventually be added...


  • also known as: Hope and Anchor Inn (1851 map)
  • appears on maps: 1851 [#109], 1890 [#413]
  • location: junction of King Street & Kirk Gate, Huddersfield
  • listed in: Baines (1822)
  • status: no longer exists
  • category: public house, beerhouse, inn, etc.

In August 1852, the front of the premises was being remodelled (perhaps due to road widening) when the side of the building collapsed. Although no one was injured, it was reported that "nearly the whole of the building will have to be re-built, thus causing an additional outlay of a considerable amount."[1]

Huddersfield Police Court

  • 05/July/1851 — two men charged with stealing a keg of gin, the property of landlord Richard Challand


  1. "Fall of a Portion of the Hope on Anchor Inn" in Leeds Mercury (28/Aug/1852).