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1960s postcard taken after the demolition of the High Street and Bridge Lanes houses

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Moorland view from Stoodley Pike, Todmorden.

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Ryburn Reservoir is a supply reservoir operated by Yorkshire Water close to Ripponden. It lies in the valley of the River Ryburn and is the lower of two reservoirs built to supply Wakefield with water. Started in 1925 it was completed in 1933 and has…

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The mansion, a Grade 11 listed building, was sold by Colonel Akroyd to Halifax Corporation in 1887. It now forms Bankfield branch library and museum.

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Crossley and Porter School History
The Crossley Heath school building owes its existence to the philanthropy of the Crossley brothers, Francis, John and Joseph. In 1857 they formulated a scheme for the establishment of a ‘superior College for the…

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The Jubilee Illumination of Wainhouse Tower, May 1935

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Just a short distance from Halifax’s busy town centre sits John Abbotts Ladies Home, the complex of Grade II listed buildings set around landscaped gardens at Skircoat Green Road is part of the Almshouses Association. There are 14 properties in all…

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Congregationalists had held regular meetings in Halifax since at least 1763 and the Square Chapel, named after the area although it is also square in shape, was opened in 1772 at a cost of over £2,000. The chapel was first preached in on 24th May…
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