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General Notes on Hebden Bridge

Hebden Bridge is a town in of Calderdale, and lies to the west of Halifax.

It is made up of the townships of Stansfield, Heptonstall, Wadsworth and Erringden.

It lies on the Rochdale Canal and the confluence of Colden Water, Hebden Water and the Calder.

The name is recorded as Heptenbryge, Hepden Bridge [1399], Hepden Bryge [1399], Hepden Brigge [1399], Hepdenbryge [1399], Heptenbridge [1508], and Hebdenbrigge [1638].

The town was officially named in 1866.

The name means the bridge which leads towards Heptonstall, or the Old Bridge over Hebden water.

The average annual rainfall is around 5 ft.

The river crossing was originally a ford, and a nearby wooden bridge is mentioned in 1477.

There are other bridges in the town:

The mediæval weaving community grew into the 18th century cotton-spinning town.

The Rochdale Canal arrived in 1796, and the wharf was filled-in in 1931.

The first trans-Pennine railway was opened in 1840/1841.

In the 19th century, the town was the centre of the world fustian industry.

There are many examples of top-and-bottom houses on the hillsides around the town.


Pronunciation: The word Hebden is pronounced with the stress on the first syllable and with the final syllable having the neutral schwa vowel: heb-dən
 

The place is mentioned in the Weavers' Rhyme

Some sites, sights and other entries for Hebden Bridge

Abel Cote Farm, Hebden Bridge
Abel Cross, Crimsworth Dean
Acacia House, Hebden Bridge
Akroyd House, Hebden Bridge
Alternative Technology Centre, Hebden Bridge
Angeldale, Hebden Bridge
Ashley House, Hebden Bridge

Badger Lane, Hebden Bridge
Balmoral House, Hebden Bridge
Bank Bottom, Hebden Bridge
Bank Buildings, Hebden Bridge
Bankfoot Hall, Hebden Bridge
Bankfoot House, Hebden Bridge
Bankfoot, Hebden Bridge
Beaumount, Hebden Bridge
Birchcliffe Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge
Birchcliffe Centre, Hebden Bridge
Birchcliffe Road Toll Bar, Hebden Bridge
Birchcliffe water, Hebden Bridge
Birkenhead, Hebden Bridge
Black Pit Aqueduct, Hebden Bridge
Black Pit Bridge, Hebden Bridge
Black Pit Lock, Hebden Bridge
Black Pit, Hebden Bridge
Boothroyd Farm, Hebden Bridge
Bridge Lanes Co-operative Stores, Hebden Bridge
The Brig Races
Broad Bottom Farm, Hebden Bridge
Broadbottom Bridge, Hebden Bridge
Broadbottom Lock, Hebden Bridge
Brooklyn, Hebden Bridge
Buttress Brink, Hebden Bridge

Calder Holmes Park, Hebden Bridge
Calderdale Local Orchard Group
Calderside House, Hebden Bridge
Callis Canal Bridge, Hebden Bridge
Callis Lock, Hebden Bridge
Callis Wood, Hebden Bridge
Central Premises, Hebden Bridge
Changeline Bridge, Todmorden
Charlestown Curve, Hebden Bridge
Charlestown Tea & Dining Rooms, Hebden Bridge
Charlestown Working Men's Club & Institute, Hebden Bridge
Charlestown, Hebden Bridge
The Churches of Halifax & Hebden Bridge District
Civic Hall, Hebden Bridge
Cliffe House, Hebden Bridge
Cockhill Moor, Hebden Bridge
Commercial Street Bar, Hebden Bridge
Copperas House Bridge, Todmorden
Cosy Corner Guest House & Café, Hebden Bridge
Cosy Corner, Hebden Bridge
Croft House, Hebden Bridge
The Croft, Hebden Bridge
Crossley's Houses, Hebden Bridge
Crow Nest Bridge, Hebden Bridge
Crow Nest Farm, Hebden Bridge
Crow Nest, Hebden Bridge
Crown Bakery, Hebden Bridge
Cuckoo Steps, Hebden Bridge

Dodd Naze
Dog Bottom, Hebden Bridge
Dover Bridge, Hebden Bridge

Eaves Wood, Hebden Bridge
Eaves, Hebden Bridge
Eiffel Buildings, Hebden Bridge
Eiffel House, Hebden Bridge
Eiffel Tower, Hebden Bridge

Falling Royd Bridge, Hebden Bridge
Fallingroyd Bridge, Hebden Bridge
Fallingroyd House, Hebden Bridge
Fallingroyd Lodge, Hebden Bridge
Fallingroyd Old Hall, Hebden Bridge
Fallingroyd, Hebden Bridge
Fisherman's Hut Falls, Hebden Bridge
Fisherman's Hut, Hebden Bridge
Foster Mill Bridge, Hebden Bridge
Foster's Stone, Hebden Bridge
Foul Scout Wood, Hebden Bridge
Friends of Hebden Bridge Picture House
Fustianopolis

Grain Water Bridge, Hebden Bridge
Gransmoor House, Hebden Bridge
Greave Clough, Hebden Bridge
Green Springs, Hebden Bridge

Hallin Hall Reservoir, Hebden Bridge
Hangingroyd Farm, Hebden Bridge
Hangingroyd House, Hebden Bridge
Hangingroyd, Hebden Bridge
Hard Hippings Bridge, Hebden Bridge
Hardcastle Crags
Hardibutts Farm, Hebden Bridge
Hardy Brink, Hebden Bridge
Hawden Hole, Hebden Bridge
Hawks Clough Bridge, Hebden Bridge
Haworth to Hebden Bridge Walk
Hazelwood, Hebden Bridge
Hebble End Bar, Hebden Bridge
Hebble End Canal Bridge, Hebden Bridge
Hebble End River Bridge, Hebden Bridge
Hebble End, Hebden Bridge
Hebden Angling Club, Hebden Bridge
Hebden Bridge Agricultural Show
Hebden Bridge Ambulance Association
Hebden Bridge & Calder Valley Agricultural Society
Hebden Bridge & District Band of Hope Union
Hebden Bridge & District Farmers' Association Limited
Hebden Bridge & District Jubilee Fund
Hebden Bridge & District Master Painters
The Hebden Bridge & District News
Hebden Bridge & Heptonstall Temperance Society
Hebden Bridge & Mytholmroyd Gas Board
Hebden Bridge & Mytholmroyd Gas Company
Hebden Bridge Antiques Centre
Hebden Bridge Arts Centre
Hebden Bridge Bachelor Club
Hebden Bridge Board of Health
Hebden Bridge Bowling Club
Hebden Bridge British Restaurant
Hebden Bridge Camera Club
Hebden Bridge Cattle Market
Hebden Bridge Choral & Harmonic Society
Hebden Bridge Choral Society
The Hebden Bridge Chronicle
Hebden Bridge Cinema Section
Hebden Bridge Circuit
Hebden Bridge Coffee & Cocoa House Company Limited
Hebden Bridge Community Association
Hebden Bridge Conservative Offices
Hebden Bridge constables
Hebden Bridge Constitutional Club
Hebden Bridge Co-operative Hall
Hebden Bridge Co-operative Society Reading Room
Hebden Bridge Cotton & Commercial Company Limited
Hebden Bridge Cricket Club
Hebden Bridge District Nurses' Home
Hebden Bridge Dramatic Section
Hebden Bridge Economic Stores
Hebden Bridge Fire Station
Hebden Bridge Floral & Horticultural Society
Hebden Bridge Fustian Manufacturing Co-operative Society Limited
Hebden Bridge Garden Club
Hebden Bridge Gas Company
Hebden Bridge Golf Club
Hebden Bridge Industrial Co-operative Society Limited
Hebden Bridge Liberal Club
Hebden Bridge Library
Hebden Bridge Light Opera Society
Hebden Bridge Literary & Scientific Society
Hebden Bridge Little Theatre
Hebden Bridge Local History Section
Hebden Bridge Male Voice Choir
Hebden Bridge Marina
Hebden Bridge Market
Hebden Bridge Mechanics' Institute
The Hebden Bridge Monthly Chronicle
Hebden Bridge Musical Society
Hebden Bridge Nursing Institute
Hebden Bridge Nursing Institution
Hebden Bridge Oddfellows
Hebden Bridge Overseers of the Poor
Hebden Bridge, Parish of
Hebden Bridge Parliamentary Debating Society
Hebden Bridge Photographic Section
Hebden Bridge Picture House
Hebden Bridge Pierrots
Hebden Bridge Police Station
Hebden Bridge Post Office
Hebden Bridge Prize Brass Band
Hebden Bridge Railway Station
Hebden Bridge Rats Motor Cycle Club
Hebden Bridge Rotary Club
Hebden Bridge School Board
Hebden Bridge Sculpture Trail
Hebden Bridge Sculpture Trail
Hebden Bridge General Society
Hebden Bridge Straw Race
The Hebden Bridge Times & Gazette
Hebden Bridge Today
Hebden Bridge Toll Bar
Hebden Bridge Tourist Information Centre
Hebden Bridge Town Hall
Hebden Bridge Trades Club
Hebden Bridge Trail
Hebden Bridge Urban District Council
Hebden Bridge Visitor Centre
Hebden Bridge War Memorial
Hebden Bridge Wharf
Hebden Bridge Working Men's Club, Hebden Bridge
Hebden Hall, Hebden Bridge
Hebden Hey Farm, Hebden Bridge
Hebden Royd Urban District Council
Hell Hole Rocks
Henpecked Club, Hebden Bridge
Higher Underbank House, Hebden Bridge
Hippins Farm, Hebden Bridge
Hippins Stone, Hebden Bridge
The History of Hebden Bridge
Hobart Buildings, Hebden Bridge
Hollins House, Hebden Bridge
Holmcoat Lock, Hebden Bridge
Holme Cottage, Hebden Bridge
Holme House, Hebden Bridge
Hope House, Hebden Bridge
Hurst Dene, Hebden Bridge
Hy Lee, Hebden Bridge

Indian Relief Fund, Hebden Bridge

Jack Taylor's Garden, Hebden Bridge
John Fawcett Centre, Hebden Bridge

Kersal House, Hebden Bridge
King Street Bar, Hebden Bridge
King Street Co-operative Society, Hebden Bridge
King's Farm, Hebden Bridge

Lacy House, Hebden Bridge
Laithe Farm, Hebden Bridge
Lanebottom Bridge, Walsden
Lee's Yard, Hebden Bridge
Linden House, Hebden Bridge
Litt House, Hebden Bridge
Litthouse Bridge, Hebden Bridge
Little Raw Farm, Hebden Bridge
Lloyds Bank, Hebden Bridge
Looking Back at Hebden Bridge
Lower Lee, Hebden Bridge
Lower Needless, Hebden Bridge

Machpelah Bar, Hebden Bridge
Machpelah House, Hebden Bridge
Machpelah, Hebden Bridge
Manchester, Hebden Bridge & Keighley Junction Railway
Manor House, Hebden Bridge
Martins Bank, Hebden Bridge
Masonic Hall, Hebden Bridge
Mayroyd Bar, Hebden Bridge
Mayroyd Bridge, Hebden Bridge
Mayroyd Hall Cottage, Hebden Bridge
Mayroyd House, Hebden Bridge
Melbourne Clothing Company, Hebden Bridge
Memorial Park, Hebden Bridge
Middle Smallshaw Farm, Hebden Bridge
Midgehole Working Men's Club
The Millennium Clock, Hebden Bridge
Milltown
Model Lodging House, Hebden Bridge
Montrose Buildings, Hebden Bridge
Moorlands Bakery, Hebden Bridge
Mount Skip Golf Club, Hebden Bridge
Mytholm Bridge, Hebden Bridge
Mytholm Hall, Hebden Bridge
Mytholm House, Hebden Bridge
Mytholm Post Office, Hebden Bridge
Mytholm Steeps, Hebden Bridge
Mytholm Turning Circle, Hebden Bridge
Mytholm, Hebden Bridge

Naze Bottom Park, Hebden Bridge
Neptune Bridge, Hebden Bridge
New Bridge, Hebden Bridge
New Bridge, Hebden Bridge
New Road Memorial Gardens, Hebden Bridge
Nutclough Estate, Hebden Bridge
Nutclough Woods, Hebden Bridge
Nutclough, Hebden Bridge

Old Bridge, Hebden Bridge
Osborne House, Hebden Bridge
Overwood Farm, Hebden Bridge
Owler Bank, Hebden Bridge
Oxford House, Hebden Bridge

Packhorse Bridge, Hebden Bridge
Palace House, Hebden Bridge
A Pennine Saunter Around Hebden Bridge
Pisser Clough, Hebden Bridge
Pitt Street Learner Pool, Hebden Bridge
Prince Frederick [No 307] Masonic Lodge
Prince George [No 308] Masonic Lodge
Princess Bridge, Hebden Bridge

Rattenstall Bank, Hebden Bridge
Raw Farm, Hebden Bridge
Raw Holme Farm, Hebden Bridge
Raw Royd, Hebden Bridge
Rawden Mill Lock, Hebden Bridge
Rawtenstall Bank, Hebden Bridge
The Redman family of Hebden Bridge
Rhoden Pool, Hebden Bridge
River Cottage, Hebden Bridge
Robinson Holme, Hebden Bridge
Rock Dene, Hebden Bridge
Rockville, Hebden Bridge
Rough Farm, Hebden Bridge
Royal Electric Theatre & Hippodrome, Hebden Bridge

Saint George's Bridge, Hebden Bridge
Saint John's Ambulance Brigade, Hebden Bridge
Saint Pol sur Ternoise, France
Sandal Bowling Club, Hebden Bridge
Sandbed Cottage, Hebden Bridge
Savile Bowling Club, Hebden Bridge
Shawplains Lock, Hebden Bridge
Silver Library, Hebden Bridge
Slater Bank, Hebden Bridge
Slaters Bank Farm, Hebden Bridge
Slurring Rock, Hebden Bridge
Smithysteads, Hebden Bridge
Snow Booth Farm, Hebden Bridge
Southcliffe House, Hebden Bridge
Southfield, Hebden Bridge
Tommy Stansfield
Station Road Bridge, Hebden Bridge
Steep Field Steps, Hebden Bridge
Stoodley Bridge, Todmorden
Stubbin Bridge, Hebden Bridge
Stubbin House, Hebden Bridge
Stubbing Brink Bridge, Hebden Bridge
Stubbing Holme Road Bridge, Hebden Bridge
Stubbing House, Hebden Bridge
Stubbing Lower Lock, Hebden Bridge
Stubbing Upper Lock, Hebden Bridge
Stubbing Wharf, Hebden Bridge
Sympathetic Society of Hebden Bridge

Thistle Bottom Buildings, Hebden Bridge
Thistle Buildings, Hebden Bridge
Thornton's Tea Rooms, Hebden Bridge
Thurrish Farm, Hebden Bridge
The Todmorden & Hebden Bridge Advertiser & General News-letter
The Todmorden & Hebden Bridge Historical Almanack
Todmorden & Hebden Bridge School Board
Top o' th' Eaves, Hebden Bridge
Trams & buses: Hebden Bridge
Trouser Town

Underbank Hall, Hebden Bridge
Underbank House, Hebden Bridge
Underbank
Upper Foot
Upper Lee, Hebden Bridge
Upper Needless, Hebden Bridge

Victoria Bridge, Hebden Bridge
Victoria Hall, Hebden Bridge

Wadsworth Banks, Hebden Bridge
Wadsworth's Tea Rooms, Hebden Bridge
Walkley Clogs
Wapping, Hebden Bridge
Warstein, Germany
Wavy Steps, Hebden Bridge
Weasel Hall Tunnel, Hebden Bridge
Weasel Hall, Hebden Bridge
West End Bridge, Hebden Bridge
West End House, Hebden Bridge
White Hole Farm, Hebden Bridge
White Lion Fisheries, Hebden Bridge
White Lion Toll Bar, Hebden Bridge
White Rose Archery Club, Hebden Bridge
Whiteley Arches, Mytholm
Wicken Clough, Hebden Bridge
Wicken Hill Farm, Hebden Bridge
Willow Gate, Hebden Bridge
Winters, Hebden Bridge
Women's Co-operative Guild, Hebden Bridge
Wood End Barn, Hebden Bridge
Wood End House, Hebden Bridge
Wood Top, Hebden Bridge
Woodend, Hebden Bridge
Woodland View Bridge, Charlestown
Woodlands, Hebden Bridge

The Cockcroft family of Mayroyd
The Crossley family of Hebden Bridge
The Dawson family of Hebden Bridge
The Gibson family of Hebden Bridge
The Hey family of Hebden Bridge
The King family of Hebden Bridge
The Thomas family of Broadbottom & Hebden Bridge 




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