Glenholme

 

Windows

glenholme window

glen windows

glen wind

 

Front Door

 
Glenholme

Fireplace

 
glenholme fire

Ceiling

 
glenholme sriling

Doors

 
glenholme door

Upper Syke

Upper Syke
Upper Syke was built by Joseph Benn, one of three partners of J Benn and Co. the fellow partners being Alfred Wallis of Glenholme and Asa Briggs of Greenside House. The hose was completed in 1888 for Alfred Benn. Joseph Benn resided at 42 Clayton Lane (now number 97)  in 1862 and according to the Census of 1871 at 26 Broadfolds.  He left Clayton about 1881 and lived in a detached mansion in Horton Grange off Legrams Lane. Oakleigh Now a nursing home was the home of Joseph Benn’s son Harrison Benn.  The two houses shared an extensive estate which stretched from Clayton Lane to Reva Syke.  Harrison Benn also built Chrisharben Park which he named after his wife Christine Harrison Benn. J Benn and Co. built the Clayton Mill which has been demolished and is now a housing estate.

Fireplace

upper fire

 

Fireplace detail

 
upper fire detail

Stairs

 
upper stairs

Woodwork

 
uooer wood

More woodwork

 
upper wood