Above: For centuries the Lumb Clough bridge stretch of Holden Beck was the most popular of all local destinations for Silsden walkers. It was also favoured as a place for proposals of marriage.
Above: the romantic reputation of this rural idyll was somewhat spoilt in the 1950s when Bradford Corporation placed a huge water pipe over the clough. It looks as if the largest artillery piece of the Second World War has been embedded in the hillside below Ghyll Grange farm.
Above: a bridge has stood over the stream for at least 400 years. To the right of the present bridge is the farm ford where animals can cross just before the beck tumbles in a picture-postcard waterfall.