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Burnley Road, Mytholmroyd

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Burnley Road, Mytholmroyd

View of Burnley Road, Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire.

Author: Unknown
Date: not dated
Location: Mytholmroyd
Format: Postcard - Colour
Document ID: 101027
Library ID: 483

Mytholmroyd is one of the smallest towns in the Calder Valley, originally a river crossing it was mentioned in 1577. The town grew when the canal and railway was introduced in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Colour postcard of Burnley Road, Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire, showing shops and a shop owner in apron standing in the doorway right foreground. Other people in the distance: window shoppers on the pavement, children and others in the road. Tram power lines and tall telegraph poles are dominant features of the scene.

[Date unknown, poss. early 20th century?]

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