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Brighouse Bridge (Document ID: 100009)

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Brighouse Bridge (Document ID: 100009)

View of Brighouse Bridge, Brighouse, West Yorkshire.

Author: Unknown
Date: not dated
Location: Brighouse
Format: Postcard - Mono
Document ID: 100009
Library ID: 3455970X

Originally Brighouse or 'bridge house', the name derives from a house which stood by Rastrick Bridge, and was originally a hamlet of Rastrick. Snake Hill Ford, near Birds Royd Lane, was an important river crossing across the Calder in Roman times, being on the route between Manchester and Wakefield.

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