Shibden Hall and Folk Museum
Located just a mile from Halifax, Shibden Hall dates back to 1420 and its architecture reflects its age with a mixture of styles.
The 17th century aisled barn and workshops house a carriage collection and displays.
Shibden Park surrounds the hall and features a cafe, miniature railway, boating lake, pitch and putt, and more.
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Anne Listers Shibden: Marriage, Mining And Money
With Ann Walker now living at Shibden, Anne Lister began to realize her coal-mining ambitions. This walk passes by the moss house where her determined courtship began. It climbs steadily up Pump Lane, then curves round by Walker Pit ~ sunk in 1835 and named in honour of Ann. By 1836 Anne Listers aggrandisement of Shibdens…
Fri 3 Apr 2020
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Sat 16 May 2020
The Listers In Shibden Valley
We make our way from Shibden Hall to the hillside overlooking Halifax to where the now forgotten Cunnery Lane led towards Whiskam Bank, a route Anne took many times. From here can be seen the changes to the landscape where the new turnpike cut through her lands. Progressing onward to High Royd where her tenant Holt lived…
Wed 8 Apr 2020
Shibden Park And Mytholm Aspects Of The Lister Estate
A walk from Anne Listers new lodge along the serpentine driveway of 1837, to view the Hall she embellished and the parkland she created, leads on to locations of Lister tenancies in the Shibden Valley. Hear anecdotes of a quirky people who lived there in Annes time, and see the former Stags Head Inn where she collected…