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Postcard purchased in 1993, information on the reverse states: The White Lion was built in 1657, eight years before the Great fire of London, at this time the only other building of importance in Hebden Bridge was Bannister's Farm, on the site of…
The former Royal Oak on the right, now residential, and the White lion on the left as of 2015 vacant and for sale.
Top centre Stubbings School then dropping down to the White Lion Yard and Shepherd's Garage.
Over the wall from the mini-bus is the White Lion Hotel with Bridge Mill behind it. To the left of the mill the Shoulder of Mutton faces St Georges Square.
With the Royal Oak on one side of the road and the White Lion on the other, drinkers had a choice!

Pismire Hill is said to have got its name from the smell of the soiled straw from the stables of the Royal Oak Hotel.
Above the houses the roof of St John's Church. The Church was consecrated in 1932 but became redundant and closed in1984. To the right of the church is Stubbings School.
Erected in 1657 as King's Farm, this Grade II listed building, which backs onto the River Hebden and its weir, is the oldest hotel in Hebden Bridge.
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