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Looking over Walsden sports field to Scar Rocks, c 1910. The small building on the left, called, 'Jerico' once stood on the line of the old canal. Winterbutlee Mill now gordon Rigg's Garden Centre, can be seen on the right. The mill in the middle…

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Mule Spinners at Pioneer Mill, Walsden c1912 - The mill was built by the Pioneer Mill Company which had been formed to celebrate the jubilee of the Walsden Co-operative Society. The corner stone of the new mill (actually named 'Jubilee' Mill) was…

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Originally built as a cotton spinning mill in the early 19th Century, the buildings were later converted to a print and dye works. The abundant water supply was the chief reason for the selection of the site, but the chimney which is situated on the…

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Stansfield Corn Mill showing later additions, including the detached office building.

Originally owned by Messrs. Thompson, the business was taken over by the Sutcliffe family around 1856.

Sutcliffe's bought grain at the ports of Liverpool,…

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NAME: STEPS MILL

LOCATION: Huddersfield Road, Honley

REF: HU 52

GRID REF: 142 127

CLASSIFICATION: C

CONDITION: Fully used

APPROX DATE OF SITE AND BUILDINGS: Late 19C/early20C (site earlier)

DESCRIPTION/HISTORY: Close to the confluence…

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Alma Dawson, aged about 17, weaver at Dawson's in 1943. Like most weavers, Alma looked after 4 looms.

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This look like a woollen card hopper, but actually the photo was taken in the Blowing Room and shows a hopper opener, feeding a line of machines leading to the scutcher. Cotton comes in press-packed bales, and it must be loosened up or 'opened' and…

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Acre Mill, Old Town, Hebden Bridge

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Aerial view if Elland in 1977

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Aerial view of Halifax. Left of centre is Halifax General Hospital.

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To his left is Calder Mill with its landmark chimney. Much of the mill was gutted by fire in 1964.

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NAME: ALBERT MILLS

LOCATION: Holmfirth

REF: HU 23

GRID REF: 144 084

CLASSIFICATION: C

CONDITION: Fully used

APPROX DATE OF SITE AND BUILDINGS: Mid-late 19C (site earlier)

DESCRIPTION/HISTORY: Built next to the river near the fire…

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NAME: ALBERT MILLS

LOCATION: Holmfirth

REF: HU 23

GRID REF: 144 084

CLASSIFICATION: C

CONDITION: Fully used

APPROX DATE OF SITE AND BUILDINGS: Mid-late 19C (site earlier)

DESCRIPTION/HISTORY: Built next to the river near the fire…

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The Lancashire boiler at Albion Mill, showing the coal hoppers.

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The beam engine which once powered Albion Mill, Halifax Road, formerly owned by John Dawson & Sons Ltd.

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NAME: ALBION MILL

LOCATION: Stackhills

REF: CD32

GRID REF: 939 241

CLASSIFICATION: D

CONDITION: Fully used

APPROX DATE OF SITE AND BUILDINGS: Mid-late 19C

DESCRIPTION/HISTORY: There are various buildings on this site, including a fair…

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This cobbled road leads to Redacre sewage works and to Broadbottom Farm.

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NAME: ALMA WORKS

LOCATION: Alma Road, Walsden

REF: CD9

GRID REF: 933 222

CLASSIFICATION: D

CONDITION: Semi-used

APPROX DATE OF SITE AND BUILDINGS: Mid-late 19C

DESCRIPTION/HISTORY: Located on the Rochdale Canal, just above Hollins Mill, Alma…

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The aqueduct carrying the Rochdale Canal over the River Calder. On the left Central Dyeworks now enlarged and converted into apartments Above the aqueduct Queens Terrace on Heptonstall Road. Part of the Hebden Bridge Local History Society Archive
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