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Location address: UK, Calderdale, Hebden Bridge
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The steep wet hills and access to major wool markets meant that Hebden Bridge was ideal for water powered weaving mills and the town developed during the 19th and 20th centuries; at one time Hebden was so well-known for its clothing manufacture that it was known as “Trouser Town”. The wool trade also brought the Rochdale Canal and the Manchester and Leeds Railway.
Hebden Bridge is a market town in West Yorkshire, England. It is in the Upper Calder Valley, 8 miles (13 km) west of Halifax and 14 miles (21 km) north-east of Rochdale, at the confluence of the River Calder and the River Hebden.
Hebden Bridge is located in the Upper Calder Valley, at the confluence of the River Calder and the River Hebden. Hebden Bridge lies close to the Pennine Way and the well conserved region of Hardcastle Crags and is popular for outdoor pursuits such as walking, climbing and cycling. It lies on the Rochdale Canal - a through route across the Pennines.
Linked themes: Geography
Hebden Bridge Picture House in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, is one of the last remaining civic owned cinemas in Britain.