Ilkley Past & Present: Alex Cockshott & Denise Shillitoe

 

Although it is only half an hour from Leeds and Bradford, Ilkley has retained its small town atmosphere. Referred to in the doomsday book, it was a small agricultural village for centuries; all this changed when the potential of the local waters was realised in the 19th century, and Ilkley became known as a spa. The hydros developed and became hotels as the town matured into a tourist attraction and a commuter base for the industrial centres of Leeds and Bradford.

 

In this book Alex Cockshott & Denise Shillitoe compare 150 old photographs with the scene today, bringing Ilkley's fascinating history to life. Ilkley Past & Present is an essential for visitors and residents alike.

Ilkley Past & Present

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