Historic Barkisland

Historic Barkisland is split into the following sections:-

Barkisland from Greetland

Barkisland from Stainland

Barkisland

Barkisland towards Krumlin

Barkisland towards Ripponden

View a 1905 Barkisland map here


Barkisland from Greetland


Barkisland from Stainland

Bowers Mill


Barkisland

Barkisland Hall

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Stocks at 76 Stainland Road, Barkisland, Halifax, West Yorkshire. Stocks, probably 18th century. 2 dressed stone uprights with slots in the sides for stone slab, lower keeper and wooden upper with metal strap pinion.  This form of public humiliation was used to restrain and expose people convicted of misdemeanours; they would be locked into the stocks and would then be subject to the insults and missiles of passing folk.


Barkisland School


Barkisland towards Krumlin

Howroyde Hall

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Binroyd House



Ringstone Edge

Ringstone Edge was an ancient circle of monoliths from the Megalithic period. Its significance was such that the very moor on which its remains are scattered, was named after it: the Ringstone Edge Moor.  But as with many sites from our megalithic period, this old place is but a shadow of its former self.

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Krumlin Festival

In the middle of August in 1970 around 25,000 people attended a folk, blues and jazz festival on the edge of Barkisland for the weekend with some of the biggest names of the era including Pink Floyd, The Move, The Who, The Kinks, Fairport Convention, Elton John, Manfred Mann and Georgie Fame. But, the good old British weather had a big say in the events to come.

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Barkisland towards Ripponden


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