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roger gill
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I have looked at an 1848 map of Huddersfield and it shows the area above the River Colne from the Moldgreen End as Kilner Bank Lane (nearly one mile long) and this comes out at Rawthorpe. Between the lane and the river towards the Rawthorpe (Dalton) end there is Kilner Bank Wood and this appears to stretch nearly half a mile.
This may have been a lovely place 200 years ago but at the other side of the river there appeared chemical works which destroyed any beauty because of the pollution. However in this last 50 years since I was a child it is being restored to its former glory.