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Crow Nest House, Dewsbury

  • Earlier Houses: The current house probably sits on the site of an earlier 16th century house.

    House & Family History: In 1893 the Cook family sold Crow Nest House to the Dewsbury city government, who converted the estate's land into a public park. Between 1896 and 2016 Crow Nest House was the home of the Dewsbury Museum.

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSE: Bedford family, 17th century. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Thomas Bedford, until 1743. Samuel Burroughs, 1743-54. Benjamin Walker, 1754-64; Thomas Walker, until 1791. Richard Milnes, until 1798. John Hague Sr., 1798-?; John Hague Jr., until 1867; Thomas Hague Cook, until 1877; Thomas Reginald Cook, 1877-93.

    Current Ownership Type: Government

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Unoccupied

  • House Open to Public: Grounds Only

    Historic Houses Member: No


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