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BRIGHOUSE CALDER & HEBBLE NAVIGATION SE 1422 NE 6/40 Brighouse Lower Lock

G. V. II

Lock, leading from the Brighouse Canal Basin into the River Calder. c.1768, probably by James Brindley who completed John Smeaton's work, following the Act of…

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BRIGHOUSE CALDER & HEBBLE NAVIGATION SE 1422 NE 6/39 Brighouse Upper Lock

G. V. II

Lock to the Brighouse Canal Basin. c.1768. Hammer-dressed stone with large cappings, rebates for gates. Balloon shaped link to the Lower Lock (q.v.) also has the…

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A canal boat off-loading stone at the corporation yard at Waterside, 1904.

With the use of water power, the output of cloth increased. This increase in trade saw the opening up of the valleys and the construction of Turn Pike Roads, with their…

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This is a good example of an upland route taken by packhorses in the years prior to the construction of the turnpike roads and canal.

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Work in progress on restoring the old canal arm as a marina.

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The old canal arm had been filled with a garage on the site. In 1984 the garage was demolished and the old arm excavated out to form a marina and dry dock off the canal. .
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