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Gibson Mill, or Lord Holme Mill, at the heart of the Crags. Originally a water powered Cotton mill, subsequently supplemented by steam. By the 1890s it had become an 'entertainment emporium' providing for the vast number of visitors to the Crags…

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The feature on Gibson Mill and Hardcastle Crags in Issue 4 of Milltown Memories includes this photo of Crossley's Tea Rooms. The same photo appeared in Issue 76 (1st March - 6th April '04) of "Down Your Way - Yorkshire's Nostalgic Magazine". The…

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Gibson Mill began its life around 1803 as a water-powered spinning mill. Less than a hundred years later, it was called Lord Holme Mill, and part of a major tourist attraction. It was eventually left to and restored by the National Trust by Abraham…

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ALC00419. Late 1950s/early 1960s. The cafe is Waterloo House. The white car is a Ford Zephyr Mkll or Zodiac Mkll which were produced 1956-1962.

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Photo from the Alice Longstaff Gallery Collection re-produced as a postcard 1996.

Hebden Farm was on the south hillside above Hardcastle Crags opposite on the other side the valley and is at the halfway point between the Lodge at Midgehole and…

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Undated postcard. Hawden Hole, sub-titled 'The Better Hole' here, is situate on the south Hebden Dale hillside on today’s Lee Wood Road between Midgehole and Hebden Hey and above the lower part of Hardcastle Crags. It was the site of the locally…

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Undated postcard. Hawden Hole is situate on the south Hebden Dale hillside on today’s Lee Wood Road between Midgehole and Hebden Hey and above the lower part of Hardcastle Crags. It was the site of the locally infamous murder of Samuel Sutcliffe in…

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Undated postcard. Hawden Hole is situate on the south Hebden Dale hillside on today’s Lee Wood Road between Midgehole and Hebden Hey and above the lower part of Hardcastle Crags. It was the site of the locally infamous murder of Samuel Sutcliffe in…

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Undated postcard. Cosy Corner, on the south hillside above Hardcastle Crags, started life as Hebden Farm but by the 1890s the occupiers had, like several others in and around Hardcastle Crags, started providing refreshments for the thousands who…

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Undated Postcard. Originally Hebden Farm but by the 1890s the occupiers, like several others in and around Hardcastle Crags, had started providing refreshments for the thousands who visited the ‘Beauty Spots of Hebden Bridge’ and it then became known…

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Undated postcard but the image is probably 1920s. Cosy Corner on the south hillside above Hardcastle Crags started life as Hebden Farm and by the 1890s the occupiers had, like several others in and around Hardcastle Crags, started providing…

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Undated postcard. The name Mitchell on the image presumably refers to the proprietor although other photos from about the same time show the proprietor as Ernest Greenwood.

The Pavilion Tearoom, about 250 metres downstream from Gibson Mill on the…

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Undated postcard. One of four sets of stepping stones at Hardcastle Crags three of which are still useable when the river is low. The Pavilion Tearoom, about 250 metres downstream from Gibson Mill on the opposite bank of the river, was one of…

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Postcard with June 1907 postmark. The Pavilion Tearoom, about 250 metres downstream from Gibson Mill on the opposite bank of the river, was one of several refreshment facilities in and around Hardcastle Crags catering for the thousands of visitors…

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Postcard with September 1910 postmark. The somewhat enigmatic message on the reverse of the card reads:

"Dear Friend. Just a line to say we are going to be married on Saturday all being well. I do wish the first night was over but being as I have…

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Undated postcard. Looking downstream with the Gibson Mill stepping stones bottom right,they are one of four sets of stepping stones at Hardcastle Crags three of which are still useable when the river is low. On the left is the riverside path and down…

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Undated postcard. One of four sets of stepping stones at Hardcastle Crags, three of which are still useable when the river is low. The Pavilion Tearoom, about 250 metres downstream from Gibson Mill on the opposite bank of the river, was one of…

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Undated postcard but this photo appears on another card date stamped August 1910. Just a short way up The Drive from Gibson Mill was John and Emma Greenwood's 'Hardcastle Chalet' tearoom; behind it was the river and the pool created by weir was a…

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Postcard with August 1907 postmark. John and Emma Greenwood's 'Hardcastle Chalet' tearoom was just a short way up the Drive from Gibson Mill and was one of several refreshment facilities on either side of the valley catering to the thousands of…

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Postcard with April 1906 postmark. John and Emma Greenwood's 'Hardcastle Chalet' tearoom was just a short way up the Drive from Gibson Mill and was one of several refreshment facilities on either side of the valley catering to the thousands of…

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Undated postcard. John and Emma Greenwood's 'Hardcastle Chalet' tearoom was just a short way up the Drive from Gibson Mill and was one of several refreshment facilities on either side of the valley catering to the thousands of visitors who came to…
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