Yorkshire features of historical interest.

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History of The Piece Hall, Halifax

History of The Piece Hall, Halifax by David Paul The Piece Hall in Halifax, designed by local man Thomas Bradley, is per ...

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The History of Jawbone Hill, Sheffield

by Melvyn and Joan Jones The top of Jawbone Hill lying at 816 feet above the Don valley between Grenoside and Oughtibrid ...

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Yorkshire History: The Dramatic Life of Jonathan Martin, tanner

Recently, the world watched in horror as Notre Dame in Paris burst into flames, and breathed a collective sigh of relief ...

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The History of Beverley Minster

Beverley Minster History by Paul Chrystal When is a cathedral not a cathedral? When it is a minster. There is, however, ...

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The History of Whitby Jet

by Andrew White Jet is one of Whitby’s most famous products. Indeed many people who have never been to Whitby know of ...

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The Press Gangs and Smugglers of Whitby – History

The Press Gangs and Smugglers of Whitby History by Paul Chrystal Not all of Whitby’s maritime activities were entirely ...

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The Curiosities of Ripon Cathedral

The Curiosities of Ripon Cathedral History by David Winpenny For most of its existence, what we now call Ripon Cathedral ...

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Historic Images of Sheffield City Centre

Historic Images of Sheffield City Centre From the Archives of Historic England by Ian D. Rotherham & Christine Handl ...

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Easby Abbey near Richmond – History

Easby Abbey, near Richmond History by Andrew Graham Stables Around 1.5 miles south of Richmond, on the southern side of ...

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The Royal Pump Room, Harrogate – History

The Royal Pump Room, Harrogate History by Malcolm Neesam Perhaps more than any other building, the Royal Pump Room has b ...