Photographs of Ackworth, Yorkshire

Photographs of Ackworth, Yorkshire

Taken Spring 2001

Ackworth Plague Stone

Associated with the outbreak of plague in 1645.
The hollow was intended to hold vinegar to disinfect coins
used in payment for supplies left at the boundaries.


Lowthers Hospital, High Ackworth


Plaque on Lowthers Hospital

Mary Lowther
Erected & endowed this
Hospital for a
School Master & six poor women


Ackworth Quaker School
(formerly the Foundling Hospital)



The Brown Cow Inn, High Ackworth



Group of 18th century houses, High Ackworth


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