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The mill in the centre of the picture is Redman's Scarbottom Mill. The house on the extreme left is Rose Mount, Nest Lane. The wooden buildings were part of Thornber's hatchery. There are quite a few railway wagons in the sidings.

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Callis Mill and dam looking down the valley. The mill was partially demolished in the 1970s. For further information see: www.hebdenbridgehistory.org.uk/charlestown/mills.

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Gibson Mill, or Lord Holme Mill, at the heart of the Crags. Originally a water powered Cotton mill, subsequently supplemented by steam. By the 1890s it had become an 'entertainment emporium' providing for the vast number of visitors to the Crags…

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Probably early 20th century picture, before the mill was converted for dancing and refreshments. Later photos have windows let into the roof, possibly to light the dance hall.

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Undated postcard.:
Hebden Water, not Grimshaw Beck, below Gibson Mill
Gibson Mill Pond was once used for boating
View up Hebden Dale
Hebden Hey Stepping Stones

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Postcard date stamped April 1911. Second in a series published by the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway using this photo promoting cheap rail travel to Hebden Bridge for Hardcastle Crags.

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Postcard date stamped September 1910. First in a series published by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway using this photo promoting cheap fares to Hebden Bridge for trips to its surrounding beauty spots. The promotional message on the reverse…

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Postcard with October 1905 postmark but the photo dates from some years earlier as by that date there was a board on the gable end advertising 'Tearooms and Dancing Room'.

A former water powered cotton mill at the heart of Hardcastle Crags, it was…

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NAME: JOWLER or HOLME HOUSE MILL

LOCATION: Jowler

REF: LD 5

GRID REF: 040 280

CLASSIFICATION: C

CONDITION: Empty

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

DESCRIPTION/HISTORY: A three storey stone built mill with a…

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NAME: THRUM HALL MILL
LOCATION: Beestonhirst
REF: RY 11
GRID REF: 017 192
CLASSIFICATION: A
CONDITION: Disappeared
APPROX DATE OF SITE AND BUILDINGS: Early 19C
DESCRIPTION/HISTORY: This site can be found on the southerly facing valley side…

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NAME: STANSFIELD MILL
LOCATION: Stansfield Bridge, Triangle
REF: RY 31
GRID REF: 044 222
CLASSIFICATION: C
CONDITION: Semi used
APPROX DATE OF SITE AND BUILDINGS: Mid to late 19C
DESCRIPTION/HISTORY: This mill is situated in a picturesque…

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NAME: WILDSPUR MILL

LOCATION: Near New Mill

REF: HU 34. HPC00319

GRID REF: 162 082

CLASSIFICATION: C

CONDITION: Semi used

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

DESCRIPTION/HISTORY: Just downstream from Valley Mills…

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NAME: HOLMBRIDGE MILL

LOCATION: Holmbridge

REF: HU 3

GRID REF: 121 067

CLASSIFICATION: B and D

CONDITION: Semi used

APPROX DATE OF SITE AND BUILDINGS: Early–mid 19C/early 20C

DESCRIPTION/HISTORY: A good example of an early to mid 19C…

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NAME: BOTTOMS MILL

LOCATION: Burnlee

REF: HU 8

GRID REF: 132 075

CLASSIFICATION: C

CONDITION: Fully used

APPROX DATE OF SITE AND BUILDINGS: Mid 19C/20C (site earlier)

DESCRIPTION/HISTORY: A large industrial site in the valley bottom,…

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NAME: BOTTOMS MILL

LOCATION: Burnlee

REF: HU 8

GRID REF: 132 075

CLASSIFICATION: C

CONDITION: Fully used

APPROX DATE OF SITE AND BUILDINGS: Mid 19C/20C (site earlier)

DESCRIPTION/HISTORY: A large industrial site in the valley bottom,…

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NAME: HINCHLIFFE MILL

LOCATION: Hinchliffe Mill

REF: HU 7

GRID REF: 127 071

CLASSIFICATION: C

CONDITION: Fully used

APPROX DATE OF SITE AND BUILDINGS: Late 19C/early 20C (site earlier)

DESCRIPTION/HISTORY: Possibly a fulling mill site,…

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Built around 1800 by Abraham Gibson, this was one of the earliest mills in the area and was water powered producing cotton cloth, until it ceased production in 1890.

In the early part of the 20th century it was an entertainment centre for visitors…

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Scarbottom Mill is in the centre of the picture.

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The wooden hut contained the large valve which controlled the flow of water in the 9” (225 mm) pipe flowing to the turbine, near Sandy Gate.

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Also known as Lord Holme Mill, it was built about 1800 to produce cloth from cotton.
The mill ceased operation in 1890, and was used as a dance hall, and roller skating rink, among other facilities. The mill was largely derelict following WWII, but…

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Built around 1800 by Abraham Gibson, this was one of the earliest mills in the area and was water powered producing cotton cloth, until it ceased production in 1890.

In the early part of the 20th century it was an entertainment centre for local…
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