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Huddersfield was very much a town of towering chimney stacks that echoed the work of the mills, some which still exist. Today it is also a town of commerce and there are chemical and engineering works here.
The town has many fine buildings and these include; The Victorian Railway Station built in 1847, the Market Hall built in 1870, the lovely old church of St.Peter's built 1838 and the Cloth Hall built as a centre for the cloth industry in 1776. Tolson Memorial Hall and the Art Gallery that exhibits a fine collection of paintings including some by L.S.Lowry are also well worth a visit. Worthy of note is the fact that the handsome Town Hall which dates 19th-century is the home of the internationally renowned Huddersfield Choral Society.
Huddersfield is a lively and interesting town that offers a rich cultural experience. It has good restaurants, inns and public houses, cinema's, night clubs, good sporting facilities and excellent shopping.
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Lux Aparts Huddersfield Central
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England (0.2 miles, 0.3 km)
Huddersfield Central Lodge Hotel
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England (0.3 miles, 0.4 km)
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Crystal Suites Huddersfield
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Cherry Croft Holiday Home
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Random England fact:
On Christmas Eve in 1801 Richard Trevithick demonstrated his "Puffing Devil" , a high pressure steam engine which was for the first time mounted on wheels and self propelled. This was the first ever successful passenger carrying road vehicle ie the first car. Sadly a few days later on another trial it toppled over on the then uneven roads,after being righted and moved to the stable of the nearest tavern it blew up and destroyed itself and the stable-- no one had extinguished the boiler!!!
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