Hyde Name Origins.

The name "HYDE" is derived from the hide, a measure of land for taxation purposes, taken to be that area of land necessary to support a peasant family. In later times it was taken to be equivalent to 120 acres .
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Wednesday, 4 January 2012

Pole Bank

A lovely old colour postcard looking towards Pole Bank House.
How tranquil it all looks.


Gerald (Hyde DP) said...

Great view. The tram is outside what is now the Joshua Bradley - there is a boundary stone in that wall - Hyde Chapel can just be glimpsed. The trees on that side have almost all gone now whereas on the left you can actually glimpse the pond and Pole Bank Hall. Both are now totally hidden by the trees that have grown up on this side of the road.

Tom said...

This must be one of my favourite views from the old post cards.. Then again Pole Bank as always been close to my heart.

Werneth Low said...

Agree with Tom - this is a lovely bygone shot. The postcard is for sale on EBay at the moment if anyone's interested.