Yorkshire features of historical interest.

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Unity Hall, Wakefield – History

Unity Hall, Wakefield History by Peter Thornborrow & Paul Gwilliam This large and impressive three-storey brick buil ...

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York History Tour

York History Tour The ancient city of York has changed much during the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. ...

Pontefract Castle and Katherine Howard – History

Pontefract Castle and Katherine Howard History by Caroline Taggart Henry VIII’s fifth wife seems to have had a complic ...

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The Vikings in Yorkshire

The Vikings in Yorkshire A Short History by Ingrid Barton The destruction of Lindisfarne was the first of regular Viking ...

Historic Whitby in Photos

Historic Whitby in Photos by Robin Cook This collection of Whitby images helps to explain the enduring appeal of a very ...

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The Romans in Yorkshire – A Concise History

The Romans in Yorkshire A Concise History by Ingrid Barton Julius Caesar invaded Britain in 55 BC but the Romans did not ...

The Biggest, Tallest and Longest Meet Yorkshire

The Biggest, Tallest and Longest Meet Yorkshire It’s only 200 miles north of the hustle and bustle of London, but York ...

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The Rise of the Sheffield Heavy Steel Industry and the Expanding Retail Sector

The Rise of the Sheffield Heavy Steel Industry by Melvyn & Joan Jones The heavy steel and engineering industry was a ...

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Medieval Church Towers in Yorkshire Cities

Medieval Church Towers in Yorkshire Cities by W.E. David Ryan Church towers are a prominent feature of the English lands ...

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The Industrial History of Bradford – Gallery

The Industrial History of Bradford by Paul Chrystal Bradford, or at least the Bradford of the nineteenth and early to mi ...