Heptonstall, England HX7
Heptonstall is not mentioned in the Domesday Book, unlike the neighbouring townships of Stansfield and Wadsworth. Its earliest appearance in written record dates to 1253, where John de Warrene claimed free warren there.Heptonstall was the site of a battle during the early part of the English Civil…
Make a pilgrimage to the grave of writer Sylvia Plath, buried here because she was married to local poet Ted Hughes. Heptonstall is a quaint cobbled village worth pottering around. The tea shop is a great stop for cake. Plath's grave is in the churchyard across the lane from St Thomas the Apostle…
Old stony village 150 meters above Hebden Bridge with stunning views, Church and church ruin, 2 pubs, Town Gate tea room - and the grave of Sylvia Platt in the cemetery extension. there are many different walks / footpaths up to Hepton Stall. We love to go via the "Hell Hole" west of Hepton Stall.