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Moorland view from Stoodley Pike, Todmorden.

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What's going on here? There looks to be someone standing on the top, possibly installing a lightning conductor.

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View across to Stoodley Pike from above Lumbutts

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Lovely shot, possibly taken from the Church tower. AN 69927665

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From R A Priestley

The 4th oldest Peace Monument in the world. AN 70083628

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The text on this postcard reads: This Peace Monument was erected near Todmorden the Pennine Range by public subscription. Commenced in 1814 to commemorate the surrender of Paris to the Allies. It was finished in 1815 after after the Battle of…

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The text on this postcard reads: This Peace Monument was erected near Todmorden the Pennine Range by public subscription. Commenced in 1814 to commemorate the surrender of Paris to the Allies. It was finished in 1815 after after the Battle of…

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The Pike was originally built to commemorate the peace treaty after the Napoleonic Wars. The monument collapsed in 1854 having been weakened by a lightning strike, but was re-built a decade later, slightly further from the edge of the hill. During…

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Looking over Centre Vale Mansion, which was demolished in the 1950s, to Stoodley Pike on the far hillside. To the right is the tower of Christ Church and on the skyline to the left the tower of Cross Stone Church.

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The Fielden Hospital, Stoodley Grange, was built as an isolation hospital then, reopened as a children's hospital before becoming a hospital for mentally handicapped patients in connection with nearby Stansfield View Hospital. Now converted to…

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Stoodley Pike refers to a 1400 feet (400m) hill, although it is better known for its 121feet (37m) monument which was designed by local architect James Green and completed in 1856 at the end of the Crimean War.

The monument replaced an earlier…

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Stoodley Pike stands on the top of Langfield Moor, Todmorden. It was built by public subscription in 1814 to commemorate the general peace. By an amazing coincidence it crumbled to the ground on the day on which the Russian Ambassador was withdrawn…

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Location: Higham, Dyke Lane, todmorden

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Jun-1984

G.V. IT

House, originally known as Rougham (Ist edition 0.S. I"). Mid C17 with early C18 alterations. Hammer-dressed stone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. 2 cells.…

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A lovely view of Stoodley Pike in the distance taken from Eastwood.

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A rather crowded graveyard at Mankinholes with Stoodley Pike in the background.
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