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2018.07.18 Rev1 - Brockholes R W Stn, ~S then ~W to cross A616 rd at ~ SE152109, then ~S to cross River Holme, ~SE past Caravan Park to cross R.H. again, ~SSW along & above R.H. to cross A635 Rd at ~SE146088, 100m ~NE up (toward Town End), but 'V turn' & head ~S to New Gate, follow rds to Larch House, ~SW up to - then ~S along 'Edge' to SE149064, ~E to Abinger, ~300m ~S on Scholes Moor Rd, ~E joining Kirklees Way ~N along brook & thru Morton Wood, ~E then S past PH into Hepworth, at ~SE163067 turn ~E down slope, cross A616 Rd to Meal Hill, ~N to Hullock, follow rd up to ~SE 171075, circle back to High Brow & ~ENE to Hurst Brow & on to ~SE184085, NW across A635 Rd and to ~SE179089, ~NE on Kirklees Way to N/W side of Shepley ~ESE on Stone Wood Lane then ~E past north point of Yew Tree Wood, cross Carr Lane at SE208097, ~E then ~S to church in Upper Cumberworth, ~ENE on lane for ~200m then ~SE / E below Quarry to Denby Dale R W Stn. - leader Judy Cathercole - Wednesday - about 13 miles

coming down from Brockholes Railway Station

War Memorial - First & Second World Wars
River Holme seen from the first bridge crossing
Second crossing of River Holme
Thongsbridge Cricket Club - nearly 160 years old
leaving the cricket ground after a tea break
we turned left into Berry Bank Lane at this point
looking down Town End Lane
Yorkshire Rose on house door
Holme Moss Tower on the skyline
zoomed in to Tower to commemorate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee on Castle Hill near Huddersfield
freestanding Emley Moor Tower - temporary replacement guyed tower to right erected while repairs being done
in the charming nameless valley before Hepworth


charming bench apparently commemorating local brass band? 
The Butchers Arms in Hepworth

Primary School in Hepworth
down from Hepworth to cross to Hullock across valley

probably old weaving mills converted into housing?


turning off minor road towards Hullock - easy to miss
Meal Hill
water break near Hullock Bank


Shepley Old Hall
Massey Fergusson tractor
Upper Cumberworth ahead
zoomed into unknown power plant
Rockwood House?
Denby Dale Viaduct
on Denby Dale Station (seen from bridge crossing)
Station itself

closer up to one of the mosaic panels

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