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Photo postcard of the rediscovery in 1906 of the "wells" under the Market Place. The stamped caption reads: "Ancient Wells, which formerly supplied Huddersfield with Water. Just found under the Market Cross."

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A curious postcard from the early 1900s which has had the road airbrushed out and various elements from the Market Place (including the Jubilee Fountain and a postbox) overlaid onto the right-hand side of the photograph.

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1926 advertisement for Halifax Permanent Building Society, of 8 Market Place, Huddersfield.

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Advertisement for plumbers and engineers George Garton & Son Ltd (est. 1852) of Market Place and Kirkgate, Huddersfield, from Armchair Cricket: A Summary of Huddersfield Cricket (1937).

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Invoice for plumbers George Garton & Son of Market Place and Kirkgate, Huddersfield.

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Invoice for plumbers George Garton & Son of Market Place and Kirkgate, Huddersfield.

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Undated photograph of Huddersfield Market Place. The lack of overhead cables for the tramcars suggests it was taken pre-1900.

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Undated photograph of the dining rooms which were situated in the Market Place, Huddersfield.

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Illustration from a March 1906 edition of the Huddersfield Examiner. The popular narrative that the scheme to build a water reservoir under the Market Place was abandoned as a folly after "the astounding discovery was made that water would not run…

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Stereoscope card showing a view of Huddersfield Market Place. A video showing the stereo separation can here viewed here: huddersfield.exposed/p/2344