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A rare and important example of an aisled timber-framed open hall dating to 1464 and encased in stone in late 16th century. The Hall was probably built for the Draper family, who were cloth merchants. The estate is typical of the post-medieval…

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Looking up the Colden Valley, probably taken near the top of Lumb Bank. Fields Farm at Slack Bottom is in the foreground, beyond is Pikestone Bank.

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Upper Calderdale, clearly showing the Anglo-Saxon farming land on both sides of the Calder gorge

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The aisled halls of the Halifax region form a unique group within the north of England. Dating from the 14th century they are evidence of the prosperity of the medieval yeoman clothier who wished to demonstrate his wealth by building a large…

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Looking towards Edge Lane, Colden.

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The aisled halls of the Halifax region form a unique group within the north of England. Dating from the 14th century they are evidence of the prosperity of the medieval yeoman clothier who wished to demonstrate his wealth by building a large…

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The sketch and description were originally published in The Halifax Courier in 1912-1913.

Broadbottom, a cluster of houses rather than a single homestead is an ancient settlement on the Wadsworth side of Calder Valley, on the edge of the wood…

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The sketch and description are from The Calderdale Sketch Book by J. L. Berbiers, published in 1973 by The Halifax Courier Ltd.

Now listed by the National Trust, this building bears the date 1632. Formerly known as Highley Hall, it is now much…

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One of the earliest settlements in the upper Calder valley is Akroyd which dates from before 1270, the name meaning
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