Place:


Wharfedale  West Riding

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Wharfedale like this:

WHARFE (The), a river of W. R. Yorkshire; rising on Cam Fell; and running about 60 miles south-east-ward, past Kettlewell, Threshfield, Ilkley, Otley, and Tadcaster, to the Ouse near Cawood. It gives the name of Wharfedale to its valley; and it abounds, in much of its run, with very fine scenery.

Wharfedale through time

Wharfedale is now part of Harrogate district. Click here for graphs and data of how Harrogate has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Wharfedale itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Wharfedale, in Harrogate and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/20055

Date accessed: 23rd September 2019


Not where you were looking for?

Click here for more detailed advice on finding places within A Vision of Britain through Time , and maybe some references to other places called " Wharfedale ".