Silver Street rises up to the left of picture and Argyle Street rises to the right
A much older view of Silver Street
Silver Street in 1868
The Sportsman Inn was formerly known as the 'Rose and Crown Inn' and is commonly thought to be the place that Daniel Defoe penned Robinson Crusoe on one of his many visits to the Inn. He visited Halifax many times in the early part of the 18th century, and he wrote a valuable account of the local trade.
Back of the Sportsman which was apparently the front in its early days.
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