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Rood

A unit of area equivalent to one-quarter of one acre.
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m n menus the d ds as In our case I felt a bit sorry for Durker Rood we're not exactly the world's biggest drinkers although we did push the boat out and all ha a ad a coffee, which were extras.
For a long time Durker Roods has been a popular choice for weddings and already the 2010 and 2011 calendar is filling up with bookings.
Guy Lissimore, Managing Director of AMS said: "We are delighted that business at The Durker Roods continues to grow, in an otherwise slow market.
To book a table, ring Durker Roods on 01484 851413.
The Durker Roods, which underwent a major refurbishment recently, has 30 letting bedrooms, a lounge bar, a restaurant and function rooms.
Durker Roods was built in 1870 as a private residence and became the family home of Sir David Brown, who built up the David Brown Gears business at Lockwood and the David Brown Tractors operation at Meltham Mills.
In February last year, the company owning the hotel went into administration, although Durker Roods continued to trade under licence by the existing management team.
A notice to customers posted at the Durker Roods, said the hotel was now focusing on developing its very successful banqueting, functions, wedding and conferences business.
Durker Roods was built in 1870 as a private house and later became the home of Huddersfield businessman David Brown, who headed the tractor-making firm in Meltham and gears company in Lockwood.
Kings Inn bought Durker Roods in 1999 before adding the 16-bedroom Tower House Hotel at Pye Nest.
TROUBLED: Durker Roods Hotel in Meltham, formerly the home of Sir David Brown; NEWS: A notice at the hotel
He will be joined by Kings Inn commercial director Spencer King and new general manager Luke Tankard, who are transferring from Durker Roods.