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Site of demolished Empress Foundry with Westfield Shed in background. Early 21st century.

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Premises of Joseph Ashton, Yarn Agents on left, blank wall of Empress Foundry on right, canal bridge locally known as Navy Brig adjacent to branch of Mytholmroyd Co-op. The chimney behind the Co-op is of Clough Mill.

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Looking down the Upper Calder Valley. Cross Stone Church on the hillside with canal wharf in the centre.

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The long low building along the canal bank is Beeton Rope Works. Above left the western portal of Horsfall Tunnel.

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The Grade ll listed building situated on the Rochdale Canal between Todmorden and Eastwood. It was built in 1832 as a steam powered cotton mill but by the mid-20th century lay derelict and then in 1994 it was gutted by a fire. It was subsequently…

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View over the town from the north hillside. Scout Rocks are on the left, with Scout Road School below.

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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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Looking towards Hebden Bridge with far left the cobbled double side sloping track up to the station. The track is still there but the station closed to passengers in 1951.

The street facing you is Valley Street. In front is James (Jimmy) Mitchell's…

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Behind the viaduct is Calderside Mill built in the 1820s by John Whiteley, after whom the viaduct came to be named. Reputedly it had the tallest chimney in the valley.

The bridge over the canal was a very early skew bridge and also one of the very…

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Looking down the Calder Valley with the Rochdale Canal in the foreground. On the far hillside stands Cross Stone Church.

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The brick 'Great Wall' supported the sidings and goods yard to the west of the station above the canal.


It is generally accepted that around 4 million bricks were used to construct the revetment known as the Great Wall of Todmorden. However,…

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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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View over Shade School to Dobroyd Castle on the far hillside.

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In the centre of this photograph is the Golden Lion Bridge carrying the Rochdale Road over the canal. These lock gates were later replaced in the 1920s with a guillotine, or vertically rising, gate.

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SD 92NE ERRINGDEN C.P. ROCHDALE CANAL

1/27 Bridge at Burnt Acres Wood Bottom -

G.V. II

Bridge over canal. Late C18. Hammer-dressed stone. Single span horse-shoe elliptical arch with rusticated voussoirs. Band and parapet with buttressed…

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SD 92NE ERRINGDEN C.P. ROCHDALE CANAL

1/26 Lock No. 13 (Callis Lock)

G.V. II

Lock. 1798 by W. Jessop and W. Crossley engineers. Large dressed stone retaining walls with rebates for gates. Fitted with the facility for a double set of bottom…

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SD 92NE ERRINGDEN C.P. ROCHDALE CANAL

1/26 Lock No. 13 (Callis Lock)

G.V. II

Lock. 1798 by W. Jessop and W. Crossley engineers. Large dressed stone retaining walls with rebates for gates. Fitted with the facility for a double set of bottom…

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SD 92NE ERRINGDEN C.P. ROCHDALE CANAL

1/25 Callis Bridge

G.V. II

Bridge over canal. Late C18. Hammer-dressed stone. Single span horse-shoe elliptical arch with rusticated voussoirs. Band and parapet with buttressed corners. Large flagstone…

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SD 92NE ERRINGDEN C.P. ROCHDALE CANAL

1/24 Lock No. 12 (Rawden Mill Lock) -

G.V. II

Lock. 1798 by W. Jessop and W. Crossley engineers. Large dressed stone retaining walls with rebates for gates. Fitted with the facility for a double set of…

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SD 92NE ERRINGDEN C.P. ROCHDALE CANAL

1/24 Lock No. 12 (Rawden Mill Lock) -

G.V. II

Lock. 1798 by W. Jessop and W. Crossley engineers. Large dressed stone retaining walls with rebates for gates. Fitted with the facility for a double set of…

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SD 92NE BLACKSHAW C.P. ROCHDALE CANAL SD 974266 Charlestown 7/40 Footbridge over the River Calder 30 m to north of Lock No. 12 (Rawden Mill Lock) -

G.V. II

Footbridge. c.1800. Dressed stone voussoirs, hammer dressed stone parapet renewed to…

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The rear of the Golden Lion pub and the post war horse meat shop premises.
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