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Coach Road

This was the site of a lodge house at the entrance of the Coach Road to Esholt Hall.

Commercial Inn

The Commercial Inn is located on Main Street, it was featured in the serial “Emmerdale” and named the ‘Woolpack’.

Esholt Bridge

Notice on the bridge January 2016, advising of it’s closure.

Esholt Hall (1)

Called “Jenny’s Gate”, this gateway was the West entrance to Esholt Hall,

Esholt Hall (2)

View of Esholt Hall, the estate is now owned by Yorkshire Water and the Hall is part of the Esholt Sewage Works. (May 2016)


View of the woodland and a cottage.

Herries, Mr & Mrs – c1800s

Mr Herbert Herries was a barrister and a nephew of Caroline Rachel Ore.

Hesp William – 1912

A horse and cart, holding the reins is William Hesp.

High Royds Hospital (1)

High Royds Hospital taken in 1888. What a marvellous image showing the building on top of the tower.

Whilst collecting the information for the website interesting pictures and content came to light and rather than ignore those  which are not in Aireborough, we have included these here.