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Local cotton mill owner Mr Thos. Ramsbotham erected Centre Vale House in 1826-8. John Fielden bought the Centre Vale estate, which included the house and surrounding parkland, in 1842. Mr Fielden M.P. was famous for introducing the Ten Hours Act…

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Looking over Centre Vale Mansion, which was demolished in the 1950s, to Stoodley Pike on the far hillside. To the right is the tower of Christ Church and on the skyline to the left the tower of Cross Stone Church.

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Burnley Road opposite Centre Vale Park, the park entrance can be seen on far left.

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The mansion in Centre Vale Park was once home to 'Honest' John Fielden who bought the estate in 1842. The estate was given to Todmorden Borough Council in about 1900 and opened as a public park in 1912. During the First World War it was used as a…

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Mons Mill, Todmorden was a cotton spinning mill in Todmorden, Calderdale, West Yorkshire for the Hare Spinning Company Limited. It was built in 1907, but ran into financial difficulties. It passed over to the Mons Mill (1919) Co Ltd and then was…

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Mons Mill, Todmorden was a cotton spinning mill in Todmorden, Calderdale, West Yorkshire for the Hare Spinning Company Limited. It was built in 1907, but ran into financial difficulties. It passed over to the Mons Mill (1919) Co Ltd and then was…

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Mons Mill, Todmorden was a cotton spinning mill in Todmorden, Calderdale, West Yorkshire for the Hare Spinning Company Limited. It was built in 1907, but ran into financial difficulties. It passed over to the Mons Mill (1919) Co Ltd and then was…

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Mons Mill, Todmorden was a cotton spinning mill in Todmorden, Calderdale, West Yorkshire for the Hare Spinning Company Limited. It was built in 1907, but ran into financial difficulties. It passed over to the Mons Mill (1919) Co Ltd and then was…

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Mons Mill, Todmorden was a cotton spinning mill in Todmorden, Calderdale, West Yorkshire for the Hare Spinning Company Limited. It was built in 1907 but ran into financial difficulties. It passed over to the Mons Mill (1919) Co Ltd and then was taken…

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The demolition of Mons Mill chimney, 1986. The steeple-jack work was given to Graham, Stephen and Ronnie Goggins of Rossendale.

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The demolition of Mons Mill chimney, 1986. The steeple-jack work was given to Graham, Stephen and Ronnie Goggins of Rossendale. Mons Mill chimney demolition In 1986, Mons Mill chimney was demolished completely along with the engine house. The local…

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This was the home of John Fielden MP who bought the Centre Vale estate in 1842 from local cotton mill owner, Thomas Ramsbottom, who built the original house. The mansion was used as a hospital during the First World War and later opened as a museum.…

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The original was destroyed by fire in 1999 and a new one built to this original design. The figure in the photograph is Beryl Martin with dog 'Juno".
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