In August we did a post on Dales Sweet Shop which stood on Stockport Road opposite the resevoir at Backbower.
Here is a photo of the shop front.
A much missed shop !
The name "HYDE" is derived from the hide, a measure of land for taxation purposes, taken to be that area of land necessary to support a peasant family. In later times it was taken to be equivalent to 120 acres .
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