Malcolm Bull's Calderdale Companion : Streets in Calderdale : A

Streets in Calderdale



14 Corners, Halifax
Popular name for New Lane, Halifax

Formerly the Leeds & Whitehall Turnpike.

The road goes from Rochdale, Rishworth, Ripponden, Sowerby Bridge, King Cross, Burdock Way, through Halifax, Stump Cross, Hipperholme Crossroads, Hipperholme, Lightcliffe, Hellfire Crossroads, Norwood Green, and on to Leeds.

See A672, Cotton route, Leeds Road and Whitehall Road

The main road from Wakefield, Bailiff Bridge, Lightcliffe, Hipperholme, Stump Cross, and on to Halifax. This is the turnpike road which replaced the older Wakefield Gate

See Hipperholme Crossroads

The main road from Huddersfield, to Salterhebble Hill, Halifax and on to Keighley

See Burdock Way and Whitehaughs Arch

The Bradford-Huddersfield Turnpike is the main road from Wibsey Bank Foot, Bradford via Odsal Top, Wyke, Bailiff Bridge, Brighouse and on to Huddersfield.

See Bradley Bar, Brighouse river crossing and Hellfire crossroads

The main road from Wakefield to Brighouse, Hipperholme, and on to Keighley.

See Denholme Gate Road and Hipperholme Crossroads

The road along the Calder Valley to Hebden Bridge and on to Burnley.

See B6138

A branch of the A58 from Ripponden and on to Oldham.

See Oldham turnpike and Oxygrains Bridge, Rishworth

Originally the Elland & Obelisk Turnpike

Originally the Todmorden Turnpike across the Pennines between Todmorden and Littleborough.

See Steanor Bottom Toll House, Todmorden

The road from Rastrick via Fixby and Bradley Bar to Cooper Bridge

Aachen Way, Halifax
A bypass for King Cross. The road was approved in 1979. It was begun in 1982 and opened in August 1982. Much local property was demolished to make way for the bypass

Abbey Lane, Halifax

Abbey Park Estate, Illingworth
Built in 19??.

In March 2015, the demolition began of 111 properties which had been boarded-up and derelict for several years

Abbey Street, Halifax
Recorded in 1883 and 1936 off Range Bank. The street and its houses were lost when Claremount Road and New Bank were redeveloped in the 1960s

Abbey Walk, Halifax
Part of the Coronation Estate.

See Garden City, Halifax

Abbey Walk South, Halifax
Part of the Coronation Estate.

See Garden City, Halifax

Abbot's Court, Halifax
Off Foundry Street. Recorded in 1906

Abbotts Terrace, Halifax

Abel Street, Halifax
Recorded in 1874 off Prospect Street

Abel Street, Halifax
Pellon Lane Recorded in 1918

Acacia Drive, Lightcliffe

Acacia Grove, Mytholmroyd

Ackroyd's Yard, Halifax
Recorded in 1874 off Winding Road

Acorn Street, Halifax

Acre Lane, Heptonstall

Acre Lane, Luddendenfoot

Acre Villas, Mytholmroyd

Owners and tenants have included

Acres Lane, Heptonstall

Ada Street, Halifax
Recorded in 1907

Addersgate Lane, Northowram

See Addersgate Farm, Northowram

Adelaide Street, Halifax

Adelaide Street, Hebden Bridge

Adelaide Street, Todmorden

Adelaide Terrace, Stainland

Adgil Crescent, Southowram
See Adgel Farm, Southowram

Adgil Grove, Southowram

Ailes Lane, Luddenden

Ainley, Illingworth

Ainley Road, Elland
Became Huddersfield Road

Ainley Street, Elland

Aire Street, Rastrick

Aire Terrace, Rastrick
A small terrace of a few houses.

See Aire Terrace Co-Op, Rastrick

Airedale Drive, Shelf

Aked's Field, Halifax
Area of Cabbage Lane

Aked's Road, Halifax
Aka Aked Road. The road was once the western boundary of the town. The land originally belonged to John Aked

Aked's Yard, Halifax
Area of King Cross Street.

Recorded in 1851 at Gibbet Street, when George Aked lived here

Akroyd's Buildings, Halifax
North Parade

Akroyd Cottages, Hebden Bridge

Akroyd Court, Halifax
With Haley Court and Range Court, this is one of 3 blocks of flats at the bottom of Haley Hill.

The flats were built when old mine shafts prevented new housing being built when the nearby New Bank area was cleared

Akroyd Lane, Pecket Well

Akroyd Place, Halifax
Off North Parade.

Akroyd Place was built on land bought from Salem Methodist New Connexion Church to accommodate the warehouses and offices of the Akroyd family business.

See Graydon & Child

Akroyd Terrace, Pye Nest

Alabama Street, Halifax
off Arthur Street, Queens Road

Albany Arcade, Halifax

Albany Square, Sowerby Bridge
An area of Wharf Street near the Commercial Inn.

The area was lost when Tuel Lane was redesigned [1928].

The Square is discussed in the book Halifax Pubs Volume Two

Albany Street, Halifax
Caddy Field

Albany Terrace, Halifax
Caddy Field

Albert Avenue, Pellon

Albert Buildings, Sowerby Bridge

Albert Court, Halifax

Albert Drive, Pellon
Highroad Well

Albert Gardens, Pellon

Albert Lane, Todmorden

Albert Place, Brighouse
An alley between the Yorkshire Bank and the NatWest Bank in Bradford Road, Brighouse.

Albert Place Academy and the Albert Place Reading Rooms were here in the 19th century.

See Jonas Bottomley

Albert Place, Hebden Bridge

Albert Promenade, Halifax
Road off Skircoat Moor, leading to The Rocks.

Built for Henry Charles McCrea. Opened in 1861.

H. C. McCrea was prominent in promoting the plan to allow the people of Halifax to enjoy the Rocks and the views of the Calder Valley. Edward Akroyd, the Crossleys, and Sir Henry Edwards were also involved.

Property here included:

Albert Road, Halifax
Highroad Well

Albert Road, Sowerby Bridge

Albert Square, Brighouse
Recorded in 1893 off Waterloo Road, Waring Green

Albert Street, Clifton
Clifton Common. Houses here were built by Benjamin Blackburn

Albert Street, Elland
Named for Albert Bailey who built houses in the street

Albert Street, Halifax
Hanson Lane

Albert Street, Hebden Bridge

Albert Street, Mytholmroyd

Albert Street, Todmorden

Albert View, Pellon
Highroad Well

Albion Court, Halifax
Recorded in 1834 and 1936.

A block of flats called Albion Court at Great Albion Street opened on 25th April 1964.

Albion Grove, Sowerby Bridge

Albion Place, Brighouse

Albion Square, Halifax
Area of Pitt Street

Albion Square, West Vale

Albion Street, Brighouse

Albion Street, Elland

Albion Street, Halifax
The Halifax fish Market was originally inside the Borough Market, at the south-west corner, with the entrance called Albany Arcade, but the Albion Street exterior of the Borough Market was extended and the shops were moved outside in the early 1900s.

Albion Street originally crossed Market Street and led into Thomas Street. The lower eastern end was lost when Halifax Lower Market was demolished and the block of shops – which now includes Westgate House, Halifax and Tesco – was built in the 1970s.

In 2004, there were proposals to pedestrianise Westgate, Carrier Street, and Albion Street.

See Borough Engineer House, Halifax and Great Albion Street

Albion Street, Sowerby Bridge

Albion Terrace, Hebden Bridge

Albion Terrace, Luddendenfoot
Houses here were built by the Whitworths for their workers

Alder Grove, Illingworth

Alegar Street, Brighouse
Between Wakefield Road and Clifton Common. The small street was originally called Foddle Lane.

Takes its present name from the nearby Alegar Well.

It is currently a rather steep cul-de-sac

Alexander Street, Halifax
Claremount. Recorded in 1887 and 1936

Alexander Terrace, Halifax

Alexandra Close, Sowerby Bridge

Alexandra Crescent, Elland

Alexandra Road, Hebden Bridge

Alexandra Street, Halifax
Built in 19??.

Named for Queen Alexandra, wife of Edward VII.

See King Edward Street, Halifax and Regal Cinema, Halifax

Alfred Street, Brighouse

Alfred Street East, Halifax
Off Church Street / Square Road

Alfred Street, Halifax
In January 2011, with an average house price of £42,200, the street was top of the list of the most affordable (cheapest) places in Yorkshire.

See Conway Street, Halifax and Howard Street, Halifax

Alfred Street, West Vale

All Souls Road, Woodside

All Souls Street, Woodside

All Souls Terrace, Woodside

Allan Terrace, Sowerby Bridge

Allangate, Halifax

Allerton Place, Halifax
Recorded in 1874

See Allerton Wire Works

Allerton Street, Halifax
Recorded in 1874

Allerton Terrace, Halifax
Recorded in 1874

Allerton Yard, Halifax
Gibbet Street.

Recorded in 1881 and 1917

Allescholes Road, Todmorden

See Lower Allescholes, Walsden

Alloe Field Place, Illingworth

Alloe Field View, Illingworth

Alma Lane, Cottonstones

See Alma, Cottonstones

Alma Road, Claremount
Ran south-west between Primrose Street & Horley Green Road The street and its houses were lost when Claremount Road and New Bank were redeveloped in the 1960s

Alma Road, Todmorden

Alma Street, Halifax
as part of Stannary off St James's Road.

See Alma Cottage, Claremount

Alma Street, Todmorden

Ambler Grove, Illingworth

Amblers Terrace, Halifax

Ambleside Villas, Halifax
Recorded in 1874

America Lane, Brighouse
Ran south off Clifton Common

America Lane, Todmorden

Amisfield Road, Hipperholme

Amos Street, Halifax

Amos Street, Todmorden

Amport Close, Rastrick

Amy Street, Ovenden

Anchor Place, Brighouse

Anchor Street, Todmorden

Anderton Fold, Halifax

Andrew Close, Southowram

Angel Road, Halifax
Recorded in 1905 at the junction of Stannary Lane and Stannary

Ann Street, Halifax
Area of Northgate.

In 1797, a group of Methodists under the leadership of Kilham and Thom – left South Parade Methodist Chapel and went to worship in rooms over cottages in Ann Street, behind the Buck, Halifax,

When these premises proved too small, the Methodists bought land in Needless – later known as North Parade – and subsequently built Salem Methodist New Connexion Chapel, North Parade,

On 30th May 1857, property in the street, owned by grocer Henry Blackburn, collapsed.

The street was lost when Northgate Hall was built.

See Smyth's Charity School

Anne's Court, Southowram

Annie Street, Sowerby Bridge

Anvil Street, Brighouse
Off Thornhills Bridge Lane

Apple House Terrace, Luddenden
Stocks Lane.

Recorded in 1911

Apple Street, Halifax
Recorded in 1881 and 1936 off Lister Lane

Apple Tree Lane, Hove Edge
The road which passes in front of Nether House, Hove Edge

Appleyard Road, Mytholmroyd

Apsley Terrace, Halifax
King Cross / Skircoat Moor Road. Recorded in 1894 and 1936

Arcade Royale, Halifax

There are several arcades in the district including Albany Arcade, Arcade Royale, Halifax, Market Arcade, Halifax, Old Arcade, Halifax, Prince's Arcade, Halifax, Russell Street Arcade, Halifax and Wellington Arcade

Archbell Avenue, Rastrick

Archer Road, Brighouse

The Arches, Halifax

Arches Street, Halifax
Area of King Cross Street

Arden Mews, Halifax

Arden Road, Halifax
Created around 1936.

The Crossley Almshouses stand on the west side of the road.

See Myrtle Grove, Halifax

Argyle Street, Halifax
Short street between Waterhouse Street and St James's Road. Originally called Long Back-side. The Sportsman was near here.

Houses here were said to be the old cottage property in Halifax [1911]

This is discussed in the book Sketches of Old Halifax

Arlington Crescent, Halifax

Armitage Avenue, Rastrick

Armitage Road, Halifax
King Cross

Armytage Road, Brighouse

Chris Helme writes that

Around 1850, Sir Titus Salt wanted to build a mill, and a model village for the workers, along Armytage Road, Brighouse, but the Armytage family rejected the proposal; Salt then went on to establish Saltaire instead

See Abattoir, Brighouse and Armytage Road Industrial Estate

Arncliffe Crescent, Rastrick

Arnold Royd, Hebden Bridge

Arnold Royd, Rastrick

Arnold Street, Halifax

Arnold Street, Sowerby Bridge

Arthur Street, Brighouse

Arthur Street, Halifax
off Alabama Street, Queens Road.

Recorded in 1936

Arundel Street, Halifax

Ascot Gardens, Sowerby
Housing development built [2002] on the site of Rooley Lane Wesleyan Chapel, Sowerby

Ascot Grove, Rastrick

Ash, Causeway Foot

Ash Close, Halifax

Ash Close, Hipperholme

Ash Grove, Brighouse

Ash Hall Lane, Cottonstones

Ash Plant, Bradshaw

Ash Street, Todmorden

Ash Terrace, Sowerby Bridge

Ash Tree Gardens, Mixenden

Ash Tree Road, Mixenden

Ashbourne Grove, Halifax

Ashdale, Holmfield

Ashday Lane, Southowram
Formerly known as Heald Lane then Milking Hill

Ashdene, Todmorden

Ashdown Close, Halifax

Ashenhurst Close, Todmorden

Ashenhurst Road, Todmorden

Ashes Lane, Todmorden

Ashfield Close, Ovenden

Ashfield Drive, Ovenden

Ashfield Road, Greetland

Ashfield Terrace, Greetland

Ashgrove Avenue, Siddal

Ashgrove, Barkisland

Ashgrove Place, Siddal

Ashgrove Terrace, Rastrick

Ashgrove Terrace, Siddal

Ashlea Avenue, Rastrick

Ashlea Close, Rastrick

Ashlea Drive, Rastrick

Ashleigh, Hebden Bridge

Ashleigh Street, Ovenden

Ashley Grove, Mytholmroyd

Ashley Street, Halifax

Ashley View, Halifax
Parkinson Lane. Recorded in 1881

Ashley Villas, Hebden Bridge

Ashton Road, Mytholmroyd

Ashville Croft, Halifax

Ashville Gardens, Halifax

Ashville Grove, Halifax

Ashville Street, Lee Mount

Ashworth Mill Lane, Rishworth

Ashworth's Row, Halifax
Area of Lilly Lane

Ashworth Terrace, Lee Mount

Aspden Street, Todmorden

Aspinall's Fold, Elland

Aspinall Street East, Halifax

Aspinall Street, Halifax
Off Parkinson Lane

Aspinall Street, Mytholmroyd
Ted Hughes was born at Number 1, Aspinall Street.

The Elmet Trust leased the house from Calderdale Council.

In June 2008, the house was converted for use as a retreat and holiday home for writers

Asquith Bottom, Sowerby Bridge

Asquith Court, Halifax

Asquith Terrace, Sowerby Bridge

Astral Avenue, Hipperholme

Astral Close, Hipperholme

Atalanta Terrace, Halifax

See Mrs Laura Willson

Atherton Lane, Rastrick

Athol Close, Ovenden

Athol Crescent, Ovenden

Athol Gardens, Lee Mount

Athol Green, Ovenden

Athol Mount, Lee Mount

Athol Road, Lee Mount

Athol Street, Lee Mount

Atkinson's Court, Halifax
Gaol Lane. Recorded in 1901

Atlas Mill Road, Brighouse
Takes its name from the Atlas Mill which stood here.

See Atlas Mill, Brighouse, Atlas Mill Waste Disposal, Broadholme Mill, Brighouse, Brook House, Brighouse, Joseph E. Bunce, Empire Theatre, Brighouse and Thompson & Hudson Limited

Audley Street, Pellon

Austin Avenue, Brighouse

Australia Terrace, Southowram
Cain Lane. Recorded in 1905

Autumn Street, Halifax

The Avenue, Hipperholme
One of 3 laconically-named roads off Leeds Road, Hipperholme: The Avenue, The Crescent and The Drive

Avenue Number 1, Rastrick

Avenue Number 2, Rastrick

The Avenue, Ripponden

Avondale Place, Halifax

Avonway, Shelf

Aydon Way, Shelf
Named for Samuel Aydon of Aydon & Elwell

Ayre View, Hebden Bridge

Ayreville Drive, Shelf

Aysgarth Avenue, Lightcliffe
Part of the Stoney Lane Estate

Aysgarth Crescent, Mount Tabor


© Malcolm Bull 2017 / [email protected]
Revised 11:46 on 28th October 2017 / s240_a / 54