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Carlin How Square

This view across Carlin How square is looking towards the East Cleveland Co-operative Store, possibly from the road which after bridging the railway line was the access to Skinningrove works. The photograph dates from the early twentieth century at a guess (un-metalled roads and gas lamps) – wish life was this peaceful these days! Derick Pearson advises: “The area where the Maynard Arms car park now is, was the site of Riggs the Butchers. In the 1950s it was also Lloyds’ bank.” Present day Carlin How presents a more truncated Maynard Arms and of course the square is closed by the railing fencing, the main road now bypassing what was the heart of Carlin How.

Image courtesy of Carlin How Community Centre, also thanks to Derick Pearson for the update.

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