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Landscaping by the Civic Trust at Whitely Arches. Robert Helliwell, David Fletcher and Phillip longbottom

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The shops on the left of the picture have since been demolished and the area is now a car park, but planted areas being created here are still in use. David Fletcher is pictured wearing a knitted sweater.

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The completed garden at Bankfoot, Hebden Bridge. Probably 1968/9.

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The former Royal Oak on the right, now residential, and the White lion on the left as of 2015 vacant and for sale.

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Young volunteers creating a garden at Bankfoot, Hebden Bridge. Autumn 1968. Chris Greenwood standing left, 2nd girl from left Jane Longbottom now Brook, Susan Parker, Dianne Sayer now Harwood. Organised by Calder Civic Trust.

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Postcard with July 1913 postmark. Not to be confused with 'Old' Cragg Hall. The New Hall, or Lower Cragg Hall to distinguish it from Old Cragg Hall, was enlarged and embellished around 1904 and was destroyed by fire in 1921 with a re-build in 1959.

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West of Hebden Bridge on the Todmorden road the viaduct was built in 1839/40 on the Manchester and Leeds Railway. An early example of skew arches. The bridge was originally bow string but was replaced about 1940 as a matter of neccesity by the metal…

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West of Hebden Bridge on the Todmorden road the viaduct was built in 1839/40 on the Manchester and Leeds Railway. An early example of skew arches. The bridge was originally bow string but was replaced about 1940 as a matter of neccesity by the metal…

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This was the home of Ben Stansfield who had a sheet metal business in Hebden Bridge and designed poultry equipment for Thornbers. Part of the Hebden Bridge Local History Society Archive

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This early form of wheelchair, or bath chair as they were sometimes called, must have been very difficult to pull.

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Can you spot the kitten? Any idea of who they are or where the photograph was taken?

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Photograph of Cragg Hall, the grounds and mill employees, taken in 1907 after the Hall had been rebuilt and enlarged and the grounds laid out as shown.

Thanks to Sam Hellowell we are fortunate indeed to have nearly all 180 people named.


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Cragg Hall was the centre for many social events. It is interesting to note that Miss Clara Butt stayed at Cragg Hall when she sung at the Victoria Hall in Halifax. Henry Ainley the actor stayed there more than once. Melbourne Inman the billiard…

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Possibly Cragg Hall grounds ?
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