Historic Postcards of Hook Heath collected by Mike Cooke

Star Hill

Historic view of Star Hill in Hook Heath
Star Hill with horse drawn pony and trap
Historic view of Star Hill in Hook Heath
A further view of The Star

Hook Heath Road - Star Hill End

Historic view of Hook Heath road
Hook Heath Road at the Star Hill end with horse drawn delivery
Historic view of Hook Heath road at the Star Hill end
Hook Heath Road at the Star Hill end in June 2014

The Golf Club

Historic view of unknown housse in Hook Heath
A view of the Gol Clubhouse
Mystery house identified as Crossways in Pond Road, Hook Heath
A view across the pond to the Club House

The Golf Club

Historic view of unknown housse in Hook Heath
A further view of the pond by the Club House
Mystery house identified as Crossways in Pond Road, Hook Heath
A view across the pond towards the Club House

Where on the golf course?

Historic view of Hook Heath road
The golf course
Historic view of Hook Heath road
Do you recognise the houses beyond the golfers? Please let webmaster know.

Gorse Hill Hotel

Historic view of unknown housse in Hook Heath
A view of the building now known as the Gorse Hill Hotel
Mystery house identified as Crossways in Pond Road, Hook Heath
A picture labelled 'Mile Path'. I am not sure- what do you think?

Where in Hook Heath?

Historic view of unknown housse in Hook Heath
A once 'mystery house' on a postcard of Hook Heath
Mystery house identified as Crossways in Pond Road, Hook Heath
Our 'mystery house' identified as Crossways in Pond Road. Trees now cover the view but the roofline, windows and chimneys as well as the gate columns all match. Many thanks to one of our residents for contacting the webmaster with this valuable information.

Where in Hook Heath?

Historic view of Hook Heath road
Where is this house in Hook Heath now?
Here is a challenge for someone. Are there enough clues in this picture to allow us to locate where it is? (From the shadow of the tree it looks as if it is around mid day. In this case this track is going roughly West.)

Where in Hook Heath?

Postcard Hook Heath from Golf Links
Where is this house in Hook Heath now?
Here is a challenge for someone. This must be obvious to the current owner.


Do you have old pictures of your house or area in Hook Heath? Do you have any other historic postcards of Hook Heath? If so then please contact the webmaster using the link at the bottom of this page.

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