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Shibden Valley, Halifax (Document ID: 100006)

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Shibden Valley, Halifax (Document ID: 100006)

View of Shibden Valley, Halifax, West Yorkshire.

Author: Unknown
Date: not dated
Location: Shibden
Format: Postcard - Mono
Document ID: 100006
Library ID: 3456199X

Over the years, 13 different spellings of Shibden have been recorded, all deriving from mispronunciations of Sheep Dene (The Valley of Sheep).

Shibden dale has been a popular tourist destination for Halifax people since Victorian times. Shibden Brook becomes the Red Beck at Brookfoot downstream.

Card postmarked 1906.

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