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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.

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.

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

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.

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…

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.

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).