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Where Old Gate meets the main road.

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Date unknown but before the building in the centre at the junction of Bridge Gate and New Road was demolished in the 1930s for road widening. Blackburn's Ironmongers is on the end of the row of shops, and the window of Alice Longstaff's shop,…

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The building in the centre of the picture is the rear of Nickies cafe. Part of the Hebden Bridge Local History Society Archive

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Part of the Hebden Bridge Local History Society Archive

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To the left of Nicky's Cafe in the centre is the narrow entrance to Old Gate. The cafe was demolished mid-1960s to open up the junction. To the right of the cafe is a large clothing shop on Bridge Gate now the site of the car park. The road sign is…

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Nicky's Cafe on the junction of Old Gate and Market Street, demolished mid-1960s to open up the junction. Part of the Hebden Bridge Local History Society Archive

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The junction of New Road, Holme Street and Bridge Gate to the right. Part of the Hebden Bridge Local History Society Archive

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Looking towards West End and the junction with Holme Street and Bridge Gate. Note the Yorkshire Penny Bank. The roof line of Queens Terrace can just be seen over the roof of Timothy Whites and Taylors. Part of the Hebden Bridge Local History Society…

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West End, Hebden Bridge. Obviously an exciting event by the number of people watching. Note how many ladies are wearing shawls. From a stereographic photograph.

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Traffic lights now replace the policeman at this junction of New Road, Bridge Gate, Holme Street and West End. The building of the corner on the left was for many years Blackburn's Ironmongers.

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Relaying the setts at West End. Westbourne House is on the left with the end of Bridge Gate beyond, before the end property was removed to widen the road. Crossley Westerman's, later Alice Longstaff's studio was on the right

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Photo taken at the junction of Old Gate and West End, showing the rear of Westbourne House and Bridge Gate Mill. Nickie's cafe stood oat this junction but was pulled down in the 1960s as part of a road widening and improvement scheme.

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Taken on the weekend of the closing down sale, Easter, 1992. Ref: 041b

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Taken on the weekend of the closing down sale, Easter, 1992

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Crossley Westerman was born in Hebden Bridge in 1861, the youngest of the three children of Henry and Sarah Westerman. Crossley’s father died in 1873 and his mother was left to bring up the family on her own. She opened a toyshop at West End, Hebden…

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ALC00350. Looking towards West End. Timothy Whites was taken over by Boots in 1968 and most stores closed and in 1976 the one seen here became the Tourist Information Centre and is now AJs Fish & Chips. Next to it is the Yorkshire Bank, now…

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The tram terminus on New Road, near the junction with Holme Street, left, and Bridge Gate, right looking towards West End. The white sign on the right-hand building points to C Westerman, Photographer, on West End and the signs on the left-hand…

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ALC00346. East side of the festival arch for the coronation of George V in June 1911 looking through to Westbourne House. This side was lit by electricity whilst the other was lit by gas.

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ALC00335. 1855/6. West End at the junction with Bridge Gate, left, and New Road, right. Chambers shop on the right later becomes Blackburn Ironmongers and Greaves Draper and Hosiry is later Z Spence florist who later moved to the corner of New Road…

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Relaying sets at West End near the junction with Bridge Gate, left, and New Road, right. Note the last building on Bridge Gate, this was later pulled down to enable widening of the main road.

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Sydney B. King,Gent's Outfitter. The building is now demolished. Note the old cross roads sign for the junction with Bridge Gate and Holme Street.

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ALC00332. West End shops in the 1920s; Blackburn Ironmongers still there as in the 1910 photograph. The gabled building on the left on the corner of Bridge Gate and New Road was demolished in 1931 for widening New Road; the cut back corner building…
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