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Multi view postcard of the Mytholmroyd area, includes Cragg Road, the "new" road through Cragg Vale.

Hathershelf, showing Scout Rocks and the houses to the south of Scout Road.

Cragg Road (right) the large building the Old Vicarage.

Parrock…

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Blackshawhead Chapel was built in 1815 by the Methodists of nearby Heptonstall to serve this hilltop village.

The Chapel was extended a few years later by the addition of a Sunday School, which for many years was the only form of education…

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Heptonstall has two churches within one graveyard. Although not unique, there is another instance at Alvingham in Lincolnshire, this is unusual. At the centre of the village are the ruins of the Church of St Thomas à Becket built between 1256 and…

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Mount Zion Primitive Methodist Chapel once stood proudly near the bottom of Midgley Road. Built in 1887, sadly dry rot caused the chapel to be closed in August 1960 and it was demolished in 1970 and flats now occupy the site.

After closure the…

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The Cross Lanes Society was formed from two Methodist groups from Commercial Street, Hebden Bridge and Weaver’s Square, Heptonstall. They decided to join together and build a new chapel at a half way site, at the top of the Buttress. The land cost…

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The fine carving on the pediment of the Town Hall can be seen in the centre of this picture.

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Set in an elevated position, its spire pointing 196 feet to the sky, the Unitarian Church at Todmorden symbolises man’s earnest attempts to glorify God, while at the same time demonstrating a desire to perpetuate man’s achievements. Designed by John…

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Set in an elevated position, its spire pointing 196 feet to the sky, the Unitarian Church at Todmorden symbolises man’s earnest attempts to glorify God, while at the same time demonstrating a desire to perpetuate man’s achievements. Designed by John…

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Used as an illustration in Gertrude Attwood's book "A Village Childhood"

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Used as an illustration in Gertrude Attwood's book "A Village Childhood"

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This image shows the completed first stage of the rear wall.

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This image shows the completed first stage of the rear wall.

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The retirement party for Rev Stanley Kirby, 29th October, 2005.

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The south porch door, which was previously used as the main entrance, was blocked in and the porch was made into the new vestry.

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The south porch door, which was previously used as the main entrance, was blocked in and the porch was made into the new vestry.

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Weddings were a little fraught with one wedding party coming through the west door over boards across the new foyer which was now a building site. Furthermore, the church was diligently cleaned every week-end by Emily Hewitson-Townley assisted by Ann…
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