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This mill was built as a steam powered mill in 1861 and was the last mill to be built in the Colden Valley.

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Taken in 1976 by a Manchester Polytechnic photographer as part of a research project on the area.

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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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The second policeman from the right is Mark Andrews, PC 123, who was the Heptonstall policeman during and just after the war. He lived at 2 Hepton Drive and had two sons, Peter and Paul (born 1945). The ladies on the left are Miss Shackleton (Nanny)…

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Heavy snow had prevented provisions being delivered to Blackshaw Head, so this team is delivering 'relief' supplies to Blackshaw Head Co-op. They have come up Ragley and have just passed Hudson Mill on the way to the Devil's Elbow.

Hebden Bridge…

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Looking across Mytholm to the Steeps up to Blackshawhead. In the foreground the canal and towpath and centre right Mytholm Hall is just visible. In the foreground Stubbings Holme Dyeworks and above it Brown's factory, both now long gone.
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