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Longcase Grandfather Clock by John Barraclough of Haworth c1830

Daleside Retreats - Barraclough Clock

We recently managed to find a very rare oak and mahogany longcase clock handmade by John Barraclough of Haworth. The clock is most likely to have been made around 1830 (10 years before Mulberry Cottage was built). John Barraclough (1773-1835) was a very important and well-known clock maker in Haworth, Yorkshire, living and working on […]

75th Anniversary of VE Day

Daleside Retreats - Haworth Main Street VE Day 1945

For our very first blog, we thought it would be poignant to commemorate the 75th anniversary of V E Day (Victory in Europe) and the end of the Second World War in Europe. Seventy five years ago, the 8th May 1945 marked the end to nearly 6 years of war.  People rejoiced and across the […]