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More Unsolved Mysteries

You've been a great help solving our archive mysteries so far. Here are a few more photos remaining from sets that we're still struggling with. Hopefully your super-sleuthing will save the day.

If you can identify a place, or spot a clue that might help our cataloguers, please contact us via email (canyouhelp@HistoricEngland.org.uk) with the details.

London Midland and Scottish Railway Collection Mysteries

A Huddersfield showroom

Black and white archive photograph of a halftone print showing the exterior of a two-storey building with large plate glass windows on a street corner.
Showroom, Huddersfield. The building may be part of the Karrier Works site on the south side of the River Colne, although its function and exact location have not been identified. Photographed for the London Midland and Scottish Railway between 1920 and 1930. Historic England Archive CC025363

A club house or sports club?

Black and white archive photograph of the exterior of a two-storey building partially clad with timber.
Men and women relaxing in the sunshine outside a club house or sports club, with a tennis court on the lawn. Photographed for the London Midland and Scottish Railway in 1896 or 1897. Historic England Archive DD004421

Recognise this river or lake?

Archive black and white photograph of a small group of women at the edge of a body of water, with a horse-drawn cart travelling along the road and a five-arch viaduct in the distance.
Unidentified location. The body of water in the foreground may be a river or lake. The adjoining road, nearby viaduct and distant hill may offer some extra clues. Photographed for the London Midland and Scottish Railway 1890-1910. © Historic England Archive DD004394

A country estate with distant clues

Archive black and white photograph with a stream or river in the foreground, parkland and a large house nestled amongst the trees in the distance.
Unidentified location, possibly a country estate. The line of hills in the background and the house with a square tower might offer some clues. Photographed for the London Midland and Scottish Railway 1896 - 1897. © Historic England Archive DD004418

East Midlands Industrial Mysteries

Mill building somewhere in Nottinghamshire or Derbyshire

Archive photograph through trees and along a river towards a three-storey building, with a square tower forming part of a large building complex beyond.
An unidentified mill building somewhere in the Nottinghamshire or Derbyshire area. The tower seems to be a water tower. Photographed by Rex Wailes in the 1960s. © Historic England Archive AA043365

House and workshop somewhere in the Nottingham area

Archive photograph with a house in the foreground, adjoining a two and three storey industrial building, with a man standing at the entrance.
An unidentified house and workshop somewhere in the Nottingham area. The house has distinctive mouldings on its frontage. Photographed by Rex Wailes in 1964. © Historic England Archive AA043363
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