J. B. Dykes blue plaque in Wakefield

This mansion and its neighbour, amongst the oldest surviving purpose-built banks in the country, were built in the 1790s for Ingram and Kennet. J. B. Dykes 1823-76, prolific composer of hymn tunes came to live here in 1841

John Bacchus Dykes (10 March 1823 Kingston upon Hull – 22 January 1876 Ticehurst, Sussex) was an English clergyman and hymnist.

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