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HA02341 Burnt thatched roof, Bondgate, 18953087 viewsThe image shows the badly burnt thatched roof of a cottage on Bondgate before the chimney collapsed.
The damage occurred when the roof was accidentally set on fire by a red hot poker being used to burn out a wasps’ nest in the thatch.
HA02351 Bondgate, ~18902553 viewsMore information...
HA01375 Wigley crane righting overturned lorry on High Street2094 viewsLater than 1969 from the numberplate
HA01371 Overturned lorry on High Street1781 viewsPresumably failed to negotiate the bend at Mill Scut
Later than 1969 from the numberplate
A Camerons Brewery Wagon and a Diesel Tanker also fell foul of Mill Scut...
HA01370 Wigley crane removing overturned lorry - High Street1635 viewsSeth Eccles and Harvey Goldsbrough (with his grandchildren)
HA00162 Sweet peas 1627 viewsHelmsley flower show, Stan Otterburn's prize-winning sweets peas
HA02377 Delivering to Hugill's 1560 views
HA01260 Workmen with sheerlegs tripod 1515 views
HA01261 Ryegate 1471 viewsTerraced houses being built on Ryegate, adjacent Douthwaite's Shop. Note the little girl on the roof!
HA02173 Frozen River Rye from bridge 1462 views
HA02434 High Street viewed from Church Tower 1445 views
HA02364 Helmsley Market Place 1322 viewsFrom water colour painting
Note the old Jail "Roundhouse" and the water pump
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