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Stoodley Pike

by Luke Turner

The Stoodley Pike monument has stood on the ridge of the Pennines above the Calder Valley towns of Todmorden and Hebden Bridge since 1856, a thick finger of gritstone pushed from the moorland into the wind like a finger dipped into a cooling stream. There has been a cairn on the site for centuries, with one legend recounting that if the pile of stones was not kept tidy, doors would bang and things come unstuck in the valley below.