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Undated photo postcard showing a view of Huddersfield from Castle Hill.

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Photograph of the corner stone laying ceremony for Victoria Tower, Castle Hill, held on Saturday 25 June 1898. The stone was laid by Sir J.W. Ramsden's son, John Frecheville Ramsden.

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Hand-tinted postcard of Lockwood Viaduct, with Meltham Branch Line in the foreground. The view is looking towards Newsome and Castle Hill.

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Reproduced by Philip Ahier's book "The Story of Castle Hill" (1946). The photograph is captioned: "R.W. Harper, Sir J.F. Ramsden, Sir J.A. Brooke, I. Hordern, E. Brooke, Sir John W. Rasmden, W.H. Jessop".

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Undated photograph of the former Castle Hill Hotel, Almondbury, liked dating from around 1900.

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Undated photograph of Castle Hill, likely taken from near Farnley Tyas.

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Undated photo postcard taken from Beaumont Park, looking towards Berry Brow and Castle Hill. The roof of Woodfield House can be seen at the bottom of the photograph.

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Illustration of Isaac Jones' winning design for the Jubilee Tower, Castle Hill. The accompanying article is: CASTLE HILL TOWER, HUDDERSFIELD. On Saturday last, the 25th inst., the foundation-stone of this building was laid by Mr. J. Frecheville…

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Undated postcard of Stonepit Hill, Netherton. The foreground buildings are from left to right: Bethel Buildings, Blue Slates and Miners' Square. The latter two were believed to have been demolished in the 1960s.

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Design for Victoria Tower by Edward C.H. Maidman (1886-1919) of Edinburgh. When he wasn't successful, Maidman resubmitted the exact same design a few years later for the Sir Hector McDonald Monument in Dingwall, Scotland (again unsuccessful).