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Many of the notable buildings in the town on one card. The orphanage, which opened in 1864 and later became Crossley Porter School and then Crossley Heath School.

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Postcard dated 1915. Photo taken from Wainhouse Tower. Burnley Road is to the left and Warley Road is in th eCentre

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Clearly a mill town. In the foreground is Pallis House and to its left smoke from a train in the cutting and above the smoke Holme House. On the left hillside Cross Lanes Methodist Chapel and dominant in the top centre Foster Mill.

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Looking down on Market Street up the valley towards Todmorden. The landmark chimney of Calder Mill in the centre, much of the mill itself was destroyed by fire in November 1964.

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Clearly a mill town. In the foreground is Pallis House and to its left smoke from a train in the cutting and above the smoke Holme House. On the left hillside Cross Lanes Methodist Chapel and dominant in the top centre Foster Mill.

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Looking down on Market Street up the valley towards Todmorden. The landmark chimney of Calder Mill in the centre, much of the mill itself was destroyed by fire in November 1964.

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Postcard dated February 1913.

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Just visible on the far right are houses on Heptonstall Road and above them Badger Lane climbing up to Blackshawhead Almost dead centre of the photo is the landmark chimney of Calder Mill.

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Top centre Stubbings School then dropping down to the White Lion Yard and Shepherd's Garage.

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Looking down Hebden Water to first St Georges Bridge and then the Old Bridge. On the left the huge retaining wall supporting Keighley Road which at this point is on a ledge cut out of the cliff side. The buildings on the right-hand river bank have…

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Town view from beside Zion Chapel on Osborne Street with in the foreground buildings on Union Street and below that houses on both sides of Commercial Street, demolished mid-1960s. On the left near the top is Hope Baptist Chapel on New Road

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Looking down on the town with the landmark chimney of Calder Mill on the right, the mill itself was gutted by fire in November 1964. Heptonstall Road climbing the hillside in the centre but below it housing on High Street and on the north side of…

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View over the town from the Chapel Graveyard at the top of the Buttress. The Chapel closed in 1958 and was destroyed by fire in the mid-1960s. The debris here could be following demolition.

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To its left Bridge Mill and chimney and left of that the Shoulder of Mutton.

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Looking across over Pallis House, centre bottom, with St Thomas RC Church and presbytery next to it. Date unknown but not a car to be seen but what appear to be open top trams on New Road which would date it pre- First World War.

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Looking across the town from Cross Lanes Chapel Grave Yard at the top of the Buttress. Date unknown but prior to demolition of dwellings on Commercial Street in 1965.

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Looking across from the Buttress to Nutclough Mill and chimney.

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Undated postcard.

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Holmes Park and Recreation Ground on the left.
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