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Colne’s first railway #1

Colne first became part of the passenger rail network when the final section of the  Leeds and Bradford Extension railway was opened on 2 Oct 1848. The following year, on 1 Feb, this was met end-to-end by the Blackburn, Burnley, Accrington and Colne … Continue reading

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old colne hall

Colne Hall in 1844, on the First Edition 6″ Ordnance Survey map, and here about 20 or so years later. The hall is thought to have been built in the sixteenth century and by the mid nineteenth was obviously in … Continue reading

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