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Old Hall Street
Old Hall Terrace
Named after the Old Hall pottery works which was nearby.
Old Hall Terrace is no longer in existance.
Originally named 'Bleak Street' (see 1878 OS map)
Renamed Orgreave Street after Osmond Orgreave, the architect, who featured in Arnold Bennett’s book, Clayhanger.
In his book Bennett provided a detailed and on the whole an accurate description of the process of estate development in “Bleakridge” (Cobridge).
George B Ford may have been the model for Orgreave.