image for Art Exhibition item typeLost Houses of the South Pennines - Kate Lycett at Cliffe Castle Museum

Art Exhibition, Sat 11 Feb - Sun 23 Apr 2017, free entry

Lost Houses of the South Pennines

Lost Houses of the South Pennines


Spring Gardens Lane,
BD20 6LH

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This area of Yorkshire bears the scars of its industrial past. The population of the South Pennines grew rapidly at the height of the Industrial Revolution and became poor very quickly as the industry fell into decline.

Fortunes were made and lost, often within two or three generations. With the fortunes came the status houses; grand 'Brass Castles', fantastically at odds with their surroundings, were erected and then quickly diappeared.

Some were burnt, some were demolished, some fell slowly into decay.

Some have left ruins; others have disappeared without a trace.

In this exhibition, painter Kate Lycett looks at 10 local lost houses and recreates them from stories, photographs and architectural plans.

The paintings show the houses as they were in their hey-day: Full of light and life.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsGift shopPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 11 Feb - Sun 23 Apr 2017


Free entry




    See location of Cliffe Castle Museum on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SE 056422  Lat: 53.87660 Long: -1.91622

    Cliffe Castle lies in a park on the outskirts of Keighley off the A629 Skipton Road. Approximately 12-25 minutes walk from Keighley railway station, 6-15 minutes walk from the bus station.
    Buses (for example Bradford to Skipton) pass the lower main gates. The 903 bus service operates from Keighley Bus Station and serves Cliffe Castle on a limited basis.

    Accessible by Public Transport: 1 miles from Keighley railway station


    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups