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Situated on the Bacup Road from Gauxholme. Top left the remains of the waterwheel casement of Gorpley Mill, demolished in 1894.

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1904/05 and a busy industrial scene, looking east towards Todmorden. To the right can be seen a section of the long, low viaduct, and further in the distance the bow string bridge with its castellated abutments. In the centre foreground is the…

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Built by the Manchester & Leeds Railway in 1840 and always known by them as Gauxholme Bridge but locally referred to as Coppras House Bridge. It was one of the very first Bow String Bridges in the country along with Whiteley Arches, near Hebden…

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A rambling viaduct of 17 stone spans of 35ft and 1 of 60ft plus the iron span bridge over the Rochdale Canal, much plainer than its more famous neighbour to the east of the viaduct.

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Photo taken during the restoration of the Rochdale Canal.

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During restoration work on the Rochdale Canal. The metal trough bridge crossing the canal at the western end of the long rambling Gauxholme Viaduct.

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At the side of the Rochdale Canal, during restoration work.

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View over Gauxholme/Copprashouse with the tower of Dobroyd Castle visible above it. Bottom right Shade School.

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View over Gauxholme with the railway on the left curving to cross the Gauxholme Viaduct with the tower of Dobroyd Castle visible above it.

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Postcard. The cast iron Gauxholme Bridge over the Rochdale Canal was built by the Manchester & Leeds Railway in 1840 and was described at the time as "a costly and beautiful structure possessing a most graceful appearance". Postcard.

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A horse drawn barge passing under the cast iron bow string bridge over the Rochdale Canal at Gauxholme near Todmorden with castellated twin Gothic tower abutments. The reinforcement beneath the deck was added in about 1905 to strengthen it.

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LYRS 6011 - The handsome cast iron skew bridge over the Rochdale Canal near Todmorden with castellated Gothic abutments, viewed from the hillside. When built in 1839/40 this was one of the first bow-string bridges in the country.

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LYRS 6010 - The handsome cast iron skew bridge over the Rochdale Canal near Todmorden with castellated Gothic abutments, viewed from the hillside. When built in 1839/40 this was one of the first bow-string bridges in the country.

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NAME: WATTY PLACE MILL

LOCATION: Gauxholme

REF: CD23

GRID REF: 927 231

CLASSIFICATION: B

CONDITION: Empty

APPROX DATE OF SITE AND BUILDINGS: Early-mid 19C

DESCRIPTION/HISTORY: This is really a corn mill site, and it is unlikely textiles…

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NAME: GAUXHOLME CORN MILL

LOCATION: Gauxholme

REF: CD24

GRID REF: 929 232

CLASSIFICATION: C

CONDITION: Semi-used

APPROX DATE OF SITE AND BUILDINGS: From early 19C

DESCRIPTION/HISTORY: Close to the confluence of Midgelden Clough with…

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NAME: FRITHS MILL

LOCATION: Gauxholme

REF: CD22

GRID REF: 926 231

CLASSIFICATION: A and B

CONDITION: Part used/part demolished

APPROX DATE OF SITE AND BUILDINGS: Site from late 18C

DESCRIPTION/HISTORY: An early water powered site. A…
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