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Running along top right is The Drive through Hardcastle Crags and in centre New Bridge Mill dam. The building on the hillside above the dam is Hebden Hey now site of scout hostels.

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A view of Gorpley Reservoir.

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Boating was a popular activity on the mill pond at Gibson Mill and also, seen here, on Lord Holme Dam a little above the mill pond on the other side of the river.

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Undated postcard. Hawden Hole is situate on the south Hebden Dale hillside on today’s Lee Wood Road between Midgehole and Hebden Hey and above the lower part of Hardcastle Crags. It was the site of the locally infamous murder of Samuel Sutcliffe in…

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Undated postcard. Hawden Hole is situate on the south Hebden Dale hillside on today’s Lee Wood Road between Midgehole and Hebden Hey and above the lower part of Hardcastle Crags. It was the site of the locally infamous murder of Samuel Sutcliffe in…

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Postcard with September 1930 postmark. The view is of Lord Holme, or the Upper, Dam at Gibson Mill, taken from the path upstream of the mill and looking in the direction of the mill.

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Undated postcard. The Lord Holme or Upper Dam is a little above Gibson Mill on the other side of the river and for many years was used for boating by visitors. The riverside path goes part of it.

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Undated postcard but another card with the same photo is date stamped 1907. The card is labelled 'Nr Halifax' but they are of course near Hebden Bridge. This view is looking downstream to Gibson Mill and in the centre there are people standing on the…

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Undated postcard. The river just up from Gibson Mill Weir with the Upper, or Lord Holme, Dam on the right.

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Postcard date stamped September 1906. The card is incorrectly labelled and should read ‘Lord Holme Dam’. The dam is just upstream from Gibson Mill on the opposite side of the river and in the early 20th century was used for boating.

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Undated postcard but another card using the same photo is postmarked August 1908. The card is incorrectly labelled and should read ‘Lord Holme Dam’. The dam is just upstream from Gibson Mill on the opposite side of the river and in the early 20th…

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The weir at Gibson Mill and above it Greenwood’s ‘The Chalet’ tearooms, one of several refreshment facilities around the Crags catering for the thousands of visitors who came at weekends and holidays.

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Postcard with August 1910 postmark. The weir at Gibson Mill and above it Greenwood’s ‘The Chalet’ tearooms, one of several refreshment facilities around the Crags catering for the thousands of visitors who came at weekends and holidays.

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Postcard date stamped April 1911. Second in a series published by the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway using this photo promoting cheap rail travel to Hebden Bridge for Hardcastle Crags.

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Postcard date stamped September 1910. First in a series published by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway using this photo promoting cheap fares to Hebden Bridge for trips to its surrounding beauty spots. The promotional message on the reverse…

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Postcard with September 1933 post mark. Taken from near the mill looking up the valley. In the foreground is the mill pond with ‘The Chalet’ tea room on the right, and in the centre a person is standing on the edge of the Upper or Lord Holme Dam.…

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Undate postcard. A former water powered cotton mill at the heart of Hardcastle Crags it was built early 19th century by Abraham Gibson of Greenwood Lee and officially known as Lord Holme Mill. The mill was converted into an ‘entertainment emporium’…

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Postcard with February 1909 postmark. A former water powered cotton mill at the heart of Hardcastle Crags it was built early 19th century by Abraham Gibson of Greenwood Lee and officially known as Lord Holme Mill. The mill was converted into an…

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Postcard with August 1936 postmark but the same photo is used on a 1929 card. A former water powered cotton mill at the heart of Hardcastle Crags it was built early 19th century by Abraham Gibson of Greenwood Lee and officially known as Lord Holme…

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Undated postcard. The road up the Crags from Midgehole climbs along on the right and in the centre is the dam (no public access), near Hawden Hole, which served New Bridge Mill at Midgehole. Above the dam and in a clearing is Thornton’s Tea…
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