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The bridge was built for taking men and materials to the site of the construction of the Walshshaw Dean reservoirs, which started in 1900.

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The bridge was built for taking men and materials to the site of the construction of the Walshshaw Dean reservoirs, which started in 1900. A fatality occured C.1905 when a Mrs Harwood fell to her death.

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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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Across the river the rear of Bridge Mill and outside seating at Innovation Cafe.

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Looking towards St George's Bridge with the Council Offices on the left and the rear of buildings on Bridge Gate on the right.

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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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A good view of the weir and sluice gates to the right hand side.

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Thomas Ratcliffe & Co Ltd, Blanket Manufacturers factory can clearly be seen.

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Looking up the Buttress from the Old Bridge some years after the demolition of Buttress Brink.

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Undated postcard. Still a popular spot for both locals and visitors bathing in the pool created by the falls.

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Undated postcard but the sender writes that "there was a railway accident here last Friday" which would have been the Charlestown Curve disaster of 21st June 1912. Another card with the same image is postmarked 17 July 1912.

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Undated postcard. A church group outing to the Crags. Just visible behind the trees top left is the Pavilion Tearoom.
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