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The large and magnificent Barkisland Hall loudly proclaims the middling gentry status of its builder, John Gledhill. Unique within the district in being three storeys high, it has a fully developed F-plan with a projecting porch dated 1638 and…

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The former Mountain Rescue Post at the rear of Ladbrokes and AJs Fish & Chip Shop at West End. Prior to the Rescur Post it housed the stables for Westbourne house. Converted into a dwelling in 2011. The plaque reads "Rescue Post".

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At 275 feet, it is believed to be the tallest folly in the world! Specially commended in Pennine Magazine photographic competition.

A number of myths have accumulated over the years around this unusual landmark which is often referred to as…

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The bottom of the Buttress with the corner of Royd Terrace on the right.

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The Leeds & Bradford Extension Railway, later a part of the MR, between Shipley and Colne opened through Keighley in 1847 giving the town its first station. The station seen here dates from 1883 and is on the opposite side of Bradford Road to the…

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On the 'short line' from Bradford to Leeds Central Station opened in 1854 by the Leeds, Bradford & Halifax Junction Railway which was acquired by the GNR in 1865. The station closed in 1966 and the buildings were demolished; a new station with bus…

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The state of the art Leeds Station sitting atop a labyrinth of Victorian vaults and arches known as the Dark Arches. The surrounding area has been further re-developed since this photo and there is now also a passenger foot access to the station…

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The station was opened by the M&LR at the same time as the section of its line between Hebden Bridge and Normanton and was Wakefield’s only station until Westgate Station was opened in 1867. The station was rebuilt in 1854 and is seen here late 19th…

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The station was opened by the M&LR at the same time as the section of its line between Hebden Bridge and Normanton and was Wakefield’s only station until Westgate Station was opened in 1867. The station was rebuilt in 1854 and its frontage seen here…

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Restoring the stone setts, 1989.

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Known as the Tower of Spite, it was completed in 1875. Postcard dated 1981.

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Todmorden No.4 bus first registered in 1907.

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Todmorden No.23 bus first registered in 1924

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Todmorden number 23 at the Town Hall terminus, it is a Leyland SG2. New in May 1924. Withdrawn 1929.

St Mary's Crypt is on the left.

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An interesting shot of WT1843, new in May 1924. A Leyland SGH2 with a Phoenix body built locally at the body building/repair shed on Phoenix Street, Todmorden, across the main road from Millwood Depot. Seen here making a left turn into Rochdale Road…

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The bus registered WT1843 , fleet number 20 is waiting for departure to Bacup from here outside the Church Street Bus & Parcels Office. It was a Leyland SGH2, being delivered in 1924 along with number 21. First recorded as having a Hickman body but…

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Bus number 23, registration number WT4437, seen here at the Town Hall terminus is of May 1924 vintage. It is a Leyland SG2 model, chassis number 18198 carrying a Leyland body. It was an open top and was variously quoted as being either a 48 or 52…
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