Thursday 21 February 2013

Four photographs of Pole Bank Pond

Pole Bank was originally the home of the Ashton and Beeley famiies. Thomas Kerfoot rented the property from 1912-19.

The hall and grounds were purchased in 1920 by George Frederick Byrom for £4200. He died in 1942 and in 1946 in accordance with his will Pole Bank Hall and Grounds were bequeathed to the Corporation of Hyde for the use and recreation of the general public. Read details of the bequest.

The hall itself is now a nursing home and the grounds are a public open space.

A video by "Lilac Toad" with old photos relating to the history of Pole Bank can by found on YouTube.

See the sign to the pond on Hyde Daily Photo.

A contribution to Waterworld Wednesday and Green Days on Raindrops & Daisies.


  1. Idyllic ponds. The prompt from you recently led me to see the new CDP site as I have neglected all that. Really there is a lot more complexity with all the links etc - I'm right out of it all!

  2. The grounds look like a great place for a stroll, hike, or just dreaming.

  3. So beautiful the ponds.
    Have a lovely weekend! Hugs

  4. What a pretty pond, it is a nice place for the public to enjoy now. Lovely photos!

  5. Belíssimas fotos!! Linda participação! beijos,chica

  6. São até bizarras as ávores sem as folhas e se destacam na paisagem! Grande abraço e beijos!

  7. São imagens instigantes e de beleza singular. Um abraço!

  8. Lovely photos and the trees are particularly beautiful.

    Thanks for linking up with Green Day this week
    it was lovely having you with us and hopefully you will join in again soon.

    Have a great weekend


  9. Fabulosas fotos desses lugares! Adoro locais como esse! Abraço Ailime

  10. Beautiful pond and grounds! I would love to spend a day there with a picnic lunch and a good book~

  11. Spent many a sunny day pushing my 1st son around this beautifull park in his pram,,sometimes chased by the ducks or geece, thanks for the memories ,my son will be 46yrs old this month, a long time ago and the park is evan more beautifull , great pictures ,,thankyou ..Regards Anita


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