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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 theā€¦

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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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August 2000. Cross Stone Church can be seen on the top right of the picture.

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On the skyline is the tower of Dobroyd Castle, a mock gothic Victorian pile built by cotton magnate John Fielden Junior.

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Looking down Hebden Water towards its confluence with the Calder. The buildings immediate right have been replaced by purpose built shops and offices and above them the former Council Offices. The chimney of Bridge Mill on the left.
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