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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Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Mechanics Arms

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The building today

Excerpt from  "A history of The Pubs of Hyde and District" by Paul Taylor
Copies available for sale from Harrisons Newsagents, Hyde.


Anonymous said...

I didnt know the building was still there !

Chris Han said...

Great old pic. :)

JohnT said...

It's a pity that planning regulations didn't prevent the painting of the building, in my opinion, that horrible colour