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Mytholmroyd Urban District council was set up in 1894. In 1937 is merged with Hebden Bridge Urban District Council to become Hebden Royd Urban District Council. With the local Governance Act of 1972 Calderdale Metrolitan Borough Council was formed…

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Pictured during the drought of 1958/59.

Constructed in 1898 as a compensation tunnel for Green Withens Reservoir, one of the former Wakefield Water Board’s biggest holdings with a capacity of over 300 million gallons, the tunnel runs back for 850…

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One of the main gateways to the town, with the roundabout -although in a different form - still in existence today. The seating area is now occupied by a car park and to the right of the three storey buildings is now a new JD Wetherspoons. The area…

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Clay House is a Jacobean building, a fine example of seventeenth century vernacular architecture, located within a beautiful rural park in the village of West Vale, less than a mile from Elland and less than three miles from Halifax. Built c1650 for…

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Postcard dated October 1920.

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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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In the centre is the Co-op Car Park. Beehive Mill is bottom left and the former Neptune pub, now two dwellings, bottom right.

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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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