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The Lydgate Church, Todmorden, was formed from members of the Lineholme Church, in 1859. The new endeavour numbered some fifty Todmorden people. Beginning in a cottage, they moved to Newgate Bottom, where they rented the top room of a disused mill.…

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The viaduct from the station to Beacon Hill Tunnel on the Bradford/Leeds line and just off the image to the right the preserved coal drops. Centre right the lighter stone work covers the abutment to the former viaduct that carried the line to North…

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Repairing the fence on the unusual viaduct platform. The station is well above the valley floor resulting in the platforms running along the length of the viaduct but they also overhung it supported by massive brackets. The now disused station…

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Nott Wood Viaduct in the centre with Robinwood Mill to its right. To the right of the viaduct the former primary school now the Robinwood Activity Centre.

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The 13 arch Nott Wood Viaduct, Lydgate, on the Todmorden-Burnley 'Copy Pit' line, completed 1849. Robinwood Mill on the left.

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Looking down on the town, with the Unitarian Church on the left and the gable of the Town Hall nearly centre.

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Looking down Burnley Road towards the town centre viaduct. Date unknown.

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The Stansfield or Todmorden Curve going off centre left after the signal box at the end of the viaduct, with the coal drops in front of the box. The curve provided a connection from Todmorden Station onto the 'Copy Pit' line to Burnley and the North…

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1904/05 and a busy industrial scene, looking east towards Todmorden. To the right can be seen a section of the long, low viaduct, and further in the distance the bow string bridge with its castellated abutments. In the centre foreground is the…

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Behind the viaduct is Calderside Mill built in the 1820s by John Whiteley, after whom the viaduct came to be named. Reputedly it had the tallest chimney in the valley.

The bridge over the canal was a very early skew bridge and also one of the very…

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A rambling viaduct of 17 stone spans of 35ft and 1 of 60ft plus the iron span bridge over the Rochdale Canal, much plainer than its more famous neighbour to the east of the viaduct.

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The platforms not only extended along the viaducts but also extended over its sides it supported by the massive brackets seen here.

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The platforms not only extended along the viaducts but also extended over its sides it supported by the massive brackets seen here.
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