SD9827 : Hebden Bridge

taken 9 years ago, near to Mytholm, Calderdale, Great Britain

Hebden Bridge
Hebden Bridge
Seen from the west. The Rochdale Canal is to the right beside the railway line. The water to the left is the River Calder.

To the left of that are some of the "upstairs-downstairs" houses known as over and under dwellings which are typical of the town. These are 4 or 5 storey terraces. The upper storeys face uphill while the lower ones face downhill with their back wall against the hillside. The bottom 2 storeys are one house while the upper 2 - 3 storeys are another. This has led to unusual legal arrangements such as the "flying freehold", where the shared floor/ceiling is wholly owned by the underdwelling.
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SD9827, 249 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 4 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 5 March, 2009
Category
Town   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 986 272 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:44.4708N 2:1.3623W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 977 271
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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