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St Thomas' Church Heptonstall. Copy of the famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci

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Painting by Lesley Alston. The original was given to Rev James Allison as a leaving gift November 2012.

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Undated postcard showing an 1849 engraving of the church. The foundation stone was laid in 1847 and the church was consecrated in 1848. Enlarged in 1887, the following year the foundation stone was laid for a new chancel. Distinctively it has a small…

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Calderside Mill and Whiteley Arches. When it was built in 1842, at 300 feet the chimney was said to be the tallest in the area.

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Cornholme Bobbin Works, Todmorden.

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A general view from Holebottom showing the railway cutting across the centre of the town. Clearly visible on the right are Christ Church and its Vicarage. The former Ridgefoot Mill complex can be seen abutting the viaduct.

From a lithograph by…

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The skew bridge passing over the Rochdale Canal at Gauxholme with a clear span of 101 ft. The castellated abutments of solid masonry were brought from Knowlwood Quarry. Along with Whiteley Arches at Charlestown this was one of the first bow string…

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The Todmorden viaduct, laid out on a curve, comprising nine spans. The stone came from Lobb Quarry, near Dobroyd Castle. Drawing by A. F. Tait

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A painting by Alfred Bayes, the Lumbutts-born artist, depicts a packhorse train travelling along the moorland causey stones, which still exist in many places today. The horses, led by a drover, were disciplined to follow the sound of bells fastened…

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Handloom weavers, as depicted by the artist A.W. Bayes of Lumbutts.

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Slide 9 - The rooms of the house are lofty and well lighted, and admirably fitted up throughout. The principal staircase from the ground to the upper floor is of stone, which, though not of a very elaborate character, is, nevertheless, pleasing and…

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Slide 7 - Here we have another one showing a similar mantle-piece at the West end of the same apartment. Over each of these is a fine wall painting identical in size, but different in subject.

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Slide 6 - The mantle-pieces at the East and West ends of the Saloon are of delicate and refined workmanship, of white Italian marble, inlaid with other coloured marbles under the shelves, which are supported on each side by fluted Ionic pillars with…

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Slide 5 - The sumptuous character of the decorations and general appointments of the Saloon are again seen in this slide, which shows one corner of the room.

The rich and elaborate colouring to the ceiling, cornice and frieze, are especially fine,…

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Slide 4 - The great saloon, which we now enter, measures 44 feet by 31 feet, is very handsomely decorated in the Italian style, and is said to have been completed in Sir John Goodricke's time. It is adorned with large wall paintings copied from some…

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Slide 6: In another bedroom inside the Hall is a fine white marble matelpiece, beautifully carved and of pleasing design. Note the two candle holders on top of the mantelpiece, carved out of the solid marble.

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Slide 5 - In one of the Bedrooms is a fine four post bedstead carved and draped in the orthodox fashion of bygone days. It is called the 'Duke of York's bed', but for what reason, and on what special occasion it was so named, I am unable to say.

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Slide 4 - The house is rich in portraits of the Cholmleys and the Yorkshire families with which they have intermarried.

Amongst other curious relics inside the house is a large model of a warship of the time of Charles the First, fully rigged and…

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Slide 6 - In the same name and family through a succession of Viscounts, these estates continued till1825, when Lady Anne, second daughter and eventual heiress of Henry, last Earl of Fauconberg, married Sir George Wombwell, second Baronet and thus…

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Slide 4 - Portrait of Mary, Countess Fauconberg. In the long gallery at Newburgh is a portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller of Mary, Countess of Fauconberg and daughter of Oliver Cromwell.

After seeing all hopes of the sovereignty continuing in her own…

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Slide 3 - Thomas Viscount Fauconberg. Thomas, his grandson, succeeded as Viscount Fauconberg, who nmarried first, Mildred, daughter of Viscount Castleton, and second, in 1657, Mary, third daughter of Oliver Cromwwell.

There were great national…

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Slide 14 - In the Drawing Room, which we now enter, is a somewhat florid example of an 18th century mantelpiece in various coloured marbles. Over this is a painting which according to an accompanying tablet states it is a portrait of the Honourable…
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