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The timber bridge which gave its name to the town probably stood a little further upstream than the present stone structure which dates from about 1510. Legacies financed the construction: for example, James Grenewode of Wadsworth left 3s. 4d to the…

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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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Looking down Hebden Water towards its confluence with the Calder. The buildings immediate right have been replaced by purpose built shops and offices and above them the former Council Offices. The chimney of Bridge Mill on the left.

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Looking towards Mytholmroyd. Princes Bridge carries traffic to Hebden Bridge Station over the Rochdale Canal at Machpelah.

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In the centre the aqueduct carrying the Rochdale Canal over the River Calder. To its left Riverside School and to the right Central Dyeworks, now enlarged and converted into appartments. The industrial building top right have now gone and replced…

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Beyond the lock the Rochdale Canal is carried over the River Calder on an aqueduct. The building on right, a former dyeworks, has been extended and converted into appartments.

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Above the barge is the Picture House and opposite Hope Baptist Chapel. The timber structures have been replaced with a building providing appartments on the upper floor and various facilities on the ground floor including Visitor Information Centre.

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Above the barge is the Picture House and opposite Hope Baptist Chapel. The timber structures have been replaced with a building providing appartments on the upper floor and various facilities on the ground floor including Visitor Information Centre.

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Looking across St George's Square to the Shoulder of Mutton on Bridge Gate. The structure on top of the building on the left of centre was a water tank but is now gone.

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The Old Bridge onto Bridge Gate. The buildings seen either side have now gone. The house on the left of the bridge used to store their coal under the arch at this end of the bridge.

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Looking towards Keighley Road. The covered opening next to "Sally" and the building to its right have now gone and replaced with a small courtyard and purpose built shop building with accommodation over. Further down the street the White Swan is on…

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Looking towards the junction at West End. This section is now pedestrianised. The inn on the right is The Shoulder of Mutton and further down is the White Swan.

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St George's Square is to the left and the buildings on the right are on Birchcliffe Road.

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Looking towards St George's Square.
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