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Scammonden or Dean Head was a village close to Huddersfield, in the Dean Head Valley, England, before the valley was flooded to create Scammonden Reservoir in the 1960s.

Historically in the West Riding of Yorkshire, Scammonden or Dean Head was a township covering more than 2,000 acres. In the 1870s it had a church, a Baptist chapel, a national school, a post office and 190 houses. Industry in the village included cotton-spinning and woollen manufacture and there were freestone quarries.

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Map of Scammonden with its 3 textile mills (Textile mill icon).

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Aerial photographic view of Scammonden, West Yorkshire.

Towns near Scammonden.

Nearest industrial towns.

Towns with historical textile mills near Scammonden.

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