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A corner of the Memorial Gardens near the bridge over the canal. Fairfield can be seen in the background. Donated by Janice Dobson

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ST. GEORGE'S BRIDGE, Hebden Bridge. was built in 1899, the cost being met by public subscription plus a grant from the West Riding County Council. The bridge had a very steep gradient, and before it was altered a chain horse was needed by loaded…

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NEW or WEST END BRIDGE, Hebden Bridge, was built about 1772 and has two arches of stone. It takes the main Lancashire road over the Hebden tributary of the Calder. An entry in the Todmorden Turnpike Trustees' records shows that on July 30th, 1835 the…

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HEPTON BRIDGE was written about by the late W.B. Crump at p121 in the 1924 HAS Transactions, in Part 111 of “Ancient Highways of the Parish of Halifax.”

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HEBBLE END BRIDGE is a single-arch stone bridge on the west side of Hebden Bridge. In the sixteenth century it was known as Litthouse Bridge from the dye¬house near at hand, referred to in the Heptonstall Parish Register as Litte-house. On April…

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The Civic Trust's annual clean-up of Hebden Water in the town centre seen here by the old packhorse bridge.

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Looking down from Victoria Road with the bridge over Hebden Water in the foreground. On the left part of Hangingroyd Mill in a state of dereliction, now the site of Waterside Fold. The buildings on the left have been partly demolished to widen the…

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Looking from the bridge over the Hebden Water at the top of Valley Road up to Heptonstall Hillside. On the right part of the mill on Victoria Road and in the centre the bridge where a mill building had straddled the river. On the left Shepherd's…

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Looking from the bridge over the Hebden Water at the top of Valley Road up to Heptonstall Hillside. On the right part of the mill on Victoria Road and in the centre the bridge where a mill building had straddled the river. On the left Shepherd's…

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Viewed from West End Bridge looking upstream towards the Old Bridge. All the buildings on the right-hand river bank have now gone making way for the riverside path and car park on Bridge Gate.

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The tree bridges, St Georges Bridge, Old Bridge and West End Bridge. The buildings on the right of the river bank this side of the bridge have all been replaced with a purpose built office and shop block. On the hillside to the left of the chimney is…

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The tenements at the bottom of the Buttress were demolished in the mid 1960s as unfit for human habitation. Viewed here from The Buttress looking to the Old Bridge with The-Hole-in-the-Wall on the left.

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The tenements at the bottom of the Buttress were demolished in the mid 1960s as unfit for human habitation. The houses to the right of the bridge were demolished and replaced by a riverside walk.

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Looking upstream from West End Bridge with Old Gate on the left and on the right the rear of now demolished buildings on Bridge Gate. Above these is St John's Church now replaced by housing. Only the cottages in the centre on the left have been…

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On the left the Hole in the Wall pub and the building on the right over the bridge has been demolished.

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On the left is the wall of the Hole in the Wall pub, over the bridge is Bridge Gate. In the centre is the Co-op building but this view cannot be seen today as as a new building has been constructed in the gap on Crown Street.

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Looking from West End Bridge towards Old Bridge with Old Gate on the left and the rear of buildings on Bridge Gate on the right.

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On the right the Council Offices. The timber building on the left and the tall building the other side of the bridge have been demolished and the area opened up.

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Taken from Bridge Gate looking over to the site of the tenements known as Buttress Brink which were demolished in 1967. Both buildings seen here have also been demolished and the area opened up.

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On the left is the Hole in the Wall and next to it the chimney of Hebden Bridge Mill. The building partly visible on the far right has now been demolished. Postcard.

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Hebden Bridge's three bridges town centre bridges over Hebden Water. St Georges Bridge (1892), Old Bridge (1510), West End Bridge (1771). To the left the chimney of Bridge Mill. Part of the Hebden Bridge Local History Society Archive

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Bridges over Hebden Water in the town centre. In the foreground St Georges Bridge, then Old Bridge and above that West End Bridge . The buildings on the right have been demolished and replaced by a block of offices and shops. Part of the Hebden…

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The Old Bridge taken from St George's Bridge looking downstream. The large building in the centre was on Bridge Gate but long demolished. Part of the Hebden Bridge Local History Society Archive

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Part of the Hebden Bridge Local History Society Archive
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