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House of 1638 with alterations of 1678, the south front rebuilt late C19. Hammer dressed stone, stone slate roof. Probably 3-room through passage plan originally. North front has earliest details. 6-light double chamfered mullioned and…

Early C18 house converted into 2 cottages early C19. Hammer dressed stone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. 3-room linear plan with rear wing and added loom shop. East front has quoins. 1st cell has double chamfered mullioned windows of 5 lights…
Bridge over Canal, Luddendenfoot
Between Mytholmroyd and Luddendenfoot.
Postcard with October 1904 postmark. A busy small industrial village at the time this photo was taken, but all the mills have now gone. On the hillside is Brearley House built in 1841 and not to be confused with the older nearby Brearley Hall. The…
Postcard date stamped October 1908. Looking down the valley towards Luddendenfoot. In the foreground is the Rochdale Canal and behind it the River Calder. Beyond on the right hillside the spire of Luddendenfoot Church which was demolished in 1980, as…
Lloyd Greenwood is on the right with two platform staff in LMS days outside the small Booking Office.
View from the north hillside across Station Road to the coal drops and the goods yard. Date unknown but the station closed in 1962 and the goods yard in 1965. The only evidence there once was a station here is in the name 'Station Road'.

The parish…
LYRS60 The site is now mixed use but the stone gate pillars remain but not in their original position and a distance apart. Note the Victorian postbox in the wall.
LYRS 6066 - 1963. Road overbridge (iron girders on stone abutments) between Mytholmroyd & Luddendenfoot.

The long building seen behind the bridge was formally a mill, but was later occupied by Kenneth Watson, who used it as a hatchery for parent…
LYRS6089. 1963. Disused horse drawn dray belonging to F&H Sutcliffe of Wood Top, Hebden Bridge in the station yard which by then was closed.
LYRS6084. 1963. The now demolished coal drops at the top of Station Road following closure of the station.
LYRS5047n. The Signal Box and siding to the east of the Station below the Congregational Church on Burnley Road.
LYRS60286. 1963 and the then recently closed Goods Shed, now demolished, looking up the line towards Mytholmroyd from the road overbridge. Part of the 'up' platform just visible on the left.
LYRS6074. 1963 the Goods Shed and crane after closure of the station the previous year.
LYRS 6092 - 1963. Gas lamp outside the Booking Office looking down Station Road a year after the station had closed.
LYRS 6068 - 1963. The 'Up' Manchester platform and timber buildings a year after the station closed. The platform had been accessed from the Leeds platform by a footbridge which is just visible on the left.
LYRS 4540 - 1951. General view of platform, buildings, canopy and goods yard looking towards Mytholmroyd as Stainer 4-6-0 5MT. No. 45201 approaches. The station closed to passengers in 1962 and to goods in 1965.
LYRS 2762 - About 1900 with a ‘permanent way ganger’ on the track. The Manchester ‘up’ platform with its timber buildings was accessed by a footbridge from the Leeds ‘down’ platform and it continued under the road bridge at the top of Station Road. …
LYRS 1442 - Hughes 0-8-0 Number 1357 heading a goods train between Luddendenfoot and Sowerby Tunnel. To the right of the funnel, St Walburga's Catholic Church on Burnley Road is just visible.
LYRS 1157 - Aspinall 4-4-2, Highflyer, No 737 heading a Leeds express with bogie stock carriages, as opposed to rigidly-mounted axles, on the embankment between Luddendenfoot and Sowerby Tunnel. Above the smoke the tower of the former…
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