England is a country, part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Wales to Scotland to the north-northwest; the Irish Sea lies west of England and the Celtic Sea lies to the southwest. England is separated from continental Europe by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south; the country covers five-eighths of the island of Great Britain, which lies in the North Atlantic, includes over 100 smaller islands, such as the Isles of Scilly and the Isle of Wight. The area now called England was first inhabited by modern humans during the Upper Palaeolithic period, but takes its name from the Angles, a Germanic tribe deriving its name from the Anglia peninsula, who settled during the 5th and 6th centuries. England became a unified state in the 10th century, since the Age of Discovery, which began during the 15th century, has had a significant cultural and legal impact on the wider world; the English language, the Anglican Church, English law – the basis for the common law legal systems of many other countries around the world – developed in England, the country's parliamentary system of government has been adopted by other nations.
The Industrial Revolution began in 18th-century England, transforming its society into the world's first industrialised nation. England's terrain is chiefly low hills and plains in central and southern England. However, there is upland and mountainous terrain in the west; the capital is London, which has the largest metropolitan area in both the United Kingdom and the European Union. England's population of over 55 million comprises 84% of the population of the United Kingdom concentrated around London, the South East, conurbations in the Midlands, the North West, the North East, Yorkshire, which each developed as major industrial regions during the 19th century; the Kingdom of England – which after 1535 included Wales – ceased being a separate sovereign state on 1 May 1707, when the Acts of Union put into effect the terms agreed in the Treaty of Union the previous year, resulting in a political union with the Kingdom of Scotland to create the Kingdom of Great Britain. In 1801, Great Britain was united with the Kingdom of Ireland to become the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
In 1922 the Irish Free State seceded from the United Kingdom, leading to the latter being renamed the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The name "England" is derived from the Old English name Englaland, which means "land of the Angles"; the Angles were one of the Germanic tribes that settled in Great Britain during the Early Middle Ages. The Angles came from the Anglia peninsula in the Bay of Kiel area of the Baltic Sea; the earliest recorded use of the term, as "Engla londe", is in the late-ninth-century translation into Old English of Bede's Ecclesiastical History of the English People. The term was used in a different sense to the modern one, meaning "the land inhabited by the English", it included English people in what is now south-east Scotland but was part of the English kingdom of Northumbria; the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle recorded that the Domesday Book of 1086 covered the whole of England, meaning the English kingdom, but a few years the Chronicle stated that King Malcolm III went "out of Scotlande into Lothian in Englaland", thus using it in the more ancient sense.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, its modern spelling was first used in 1538. The earliest attested reference to the Angles occurs in the 1st-century work by Tacitus, Germania, in which the Latin word Anglii is used; the etymology of the tribal name itself is disputed by scholars. How and why a term derived from the name of a tribe, less significant than others, such as the Saxons, came to be used for the entire country and its people is not known, but it seems this is related to the custom of calling the Germanic people in Britain Angli Saxones or English Saxons to distinguish them from continental Saxons of Old Saxony between the Weser and Eider rivers in Northern Germany. In Scottish Gaelic, another language which developed on the island of Great Britain, the Saxon tribe gave their name to the word for England. An alternative name for England is Albion; the name Albion referred to the entire island of Great Britain. The nominally earliest record of the name appears in the Aristotelian Corpus the 4th-century BC De Mundo: "Beyond the Pillars of Hercules is the ocean that flows round the earth.
In it are two large islands called Britannia. But modern scholarly consensus ascribes De Mundo not to Aristotle but to Pseudo-Aristotle, i.e. it was written in the Graeco-Roman period or afterwards. The word Albion or insula Albionum has two possible origins, it either derives from a cognate of the Latin albus meaning white, a reference to the white cliffs of Dover or from the phrase the "island of the Albiones" in the now lost Massaliote Periplus, attested through Avienus' Ora Maritima to which the former served as a source. Albion is now applied to England in a more poetic capacity. Another romantic name for England is Loegria, related to the Welsh word for England and made popular by its use in Arthurian legend; the earliest known evidence of human presence in the area now known as England was that of Homo antecessor, dating to approximate
Ingrow (West) railway station
Ingrow railway station is a single-platform station serving the suburb of Ingrow in Keighley, West Yorkshire, England. It is served by the preserved Worth Valley Railway; the station opened in 1867, along with the rest of the line, but was closed in 1962. After the station's closure, the existing station building was vandalised, so, when re-opened in 1968, it was used as an unstaffed request stop. An appeal for donations raised enough money to buy the station building at Foulridge which had closed in 1959 and had been built in a similar style to the other stations on the Worth Valley line; the building at Foulridge was demolished and rebuilt at Ingrow, opening in 1989. The station is the first scheduled stop on the line from Keighley railway station; the Vintage Carriages Trust has its Museum of Rail Travel. The station is its collection of locomotives; the society runs the Ingrow Loco Museum in the former goods shed, extended to create workshop space for the overhaul of its collection of locomotives.
The gates at the entrance to Ingrow West are from the former Midland Goods Yard in Keighley, now Sainsbury's. Ingrow had a second station, which served the Great Northern Railway's Queensbury Lines to Bradford and Halifax. Information about Ingrow station from K&WVR Ingrow Museum of Rail Travel - Vintage Carriages Trust Ingrow Loco Museum - Bahamas Locomotive Society
Eccleshill, West Yorkshire
Eccleshill is an area, former village, ward within the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council in the county of West Yorkshire, England. The ward population of Eccleshill is 17,540, increasing at the 2011 Census to 17,945. Eccleshill is a more or less residential urban area with little open space although there is substantial open land directly to the east; the origins of the name Eccleshill are uncertain. At the time of the Domesday Book the area was known as Egleshill either meaning'eagles hill' or named after a Saxon landlord called Aikel or Eckil—alternatively it could mean Ecclesiastical Hill. In Roman times the Eccleshill area was crossed by two lanes. One lane was along what is now Norman Lane and the other to Apperley Bridge down the road now known as Bank. After the Norman Conquest the lands of Eccleshill were given to Earl of Warren. In 1274 ownership of lands passed to the Sheffields and in 1407 to the Bolling family of Calverley the Scargills, Wyatts, Stanhopes, to Jeremiah Rawson.
In the Middle Ages Eccleshill was shunned by church authorities after a supposed incident in which it is said a preacher or monk was stoned to death on the main road though Eccleshill village. This supposed incident is said to be the reason behind naming the main road'Stony Lane'; the real explanation may be that it led on to Stone Hall. In 1713 Eccleshill Hall was built for Dr Stanhope, located to the east of Stony Lane at the site of previous Eccleshill Halls, on what is now Victoria Road. Eccleshill hall was demolished in 1878 and all that remains are parts of stone gateposts embedded in a roadside wall; the churches built in Eccleshill were nonconformist. Before 1775 the only place of worship in Eccleshill was The Quaker Meeting House on Tunwell Lane. In 1775 Prospect Chapel known as Bank Top Chapel a Wesleyan Chapel was constructed on Lands Lane off Norman Lane. In 1776 Methodist John Wesley preached there. On the opposite side of Norman Lane is Prospect Chapel burial ground, created in 1823.
Doctrinal disagreement led to the establishment in 1823 of Salem Independent Chapel. Salem Chapel and Sunday school both now demolished, were built on Dobby Row, an event, to prompt the renaming of the street to Chapel Street; the Chapel Street chapel was replaced by the Congregational Church on Victoria Road near Harrogate Road, built in 1889. Salem Chapel burial ground remains on Chapel Street; the Congregational Church was demolished in the 1960s and the United Reformed Church, a single storey building built on the site in 1967 and the Congregational Church building was demolished in 1979/80. A further split at Prospect Chapel had led to the establishment of Eccleshill United Methodist Chapel on the corner of Workhouse fold now named Stewart Close. In 1854 the remaining worshippers of Prospect Chapel built Eccleshill Wesleyan Methodist Chapel in Stony Lane and sold Prospect Chapel; the old Prospect Chapel building had many subsequent uses including as an organ works. When congregations shrank at the Wesleyan Methodist Church on Stony Lane worshippers moved to join the Primitive Methodist Chapel built in 1911 on Norman Lane to become Eccleshill Methodist Church.
There are plans to replace it with apartments. The Wesleyan Methodist Chapel was sold in 1965 became the Ukrainian Autocephalic Orthodox Church. Construction of St. Lukes church was ordered by the Rev William Scoresby, Vicar of Bradford and this was consecrated in 1848, it was designed in a vertical Gothic style with a spire, however the spire was removed in circa 1971 when the stonework began crumbling. The ecclesiastical parish of Eccleshill takes in Greengates, Apperley Bridge south of the River Aire; the quarrying, pottery and weaving industries have been located in the area for some time but only quarrying remains today. Eccleshill has a number of mills; the Old Mill on Victoria Road was a woollen mill built in 1800 but was destroyed by fire in 1816. The present building on the site is dated 1863. On the other side of Victoria Road from the Old Mill is a row of houses and street once known as Dobby Row - a dobby being part of an early form of weaving loom - a Dobby loom, itself taking its name from a corruption of the words'draw boy' - a weaving assistant.
In around 1816 Union Mill on Harrogate Road was constructed for the manufacture of woollens. A further three storey mill building was added to the south of the site. From 1892 to 1983 John Pilley and Sons owned and operated the mills and so the mills became known as Pilley's Mill. Union Mills had a serious fire in 1905. Today the buildings are a mixture of commercial and light industrial units but there are plans to redevelop the whole site. In the 1838 White's Directory Eccleshill is described as engaged in the manufacture of white woollen cloth. In 1872 Tunwell Mill was built by Messrs Smith and Hutton as a woollen mill on Tunwell Lane near Tun Well directly south of Stony Lane—although today's Tunwell Mills are not the original mill building. At the north end of Stone Hall Road is a mill variously known as Stone Hall Shed and Whiteley's Mill where worsted was manufactured. Halfway down Stone Hall Road off to the west stood Victoria Mill, a worsted mill; this mill has been demolished and domestic properties now stand on the site.
Moorside Mills was built on Moorside Road in 1875 by John Moore for worsted spinning. In 1919 two floors were added and a clock tower as a war memorial to those who had died in the First World War. Ownership of the mill changed hands many times and in 1970 Bradford Metropolitan District Council bought the property from Messrs. W. & J. Whitehead to create the Brad
City of Bradford
The City of Bradford is a local government district of West Yorkshire, with the status of a city and metropolitan borough. It is named after its largest settlement, but covers a far larger area which includes the towns of Keighley, Bingley, Haworth and Denholme. Bradford has a population of 528,155, making it the fourth-most populous metropolitan district and the sixth-most populous local authority district in England, it forms part of the West Yorkshire Urban Area conurbation which in 2011 had a population of 1,777,934, the city is part of the Leeds-Bradford Larger Urban Zone, with a population of 2,393,300, is the fourth largest in the United Kingdom after London and Manchester. The city is situated on the edge of the Pennines, is bounded to the east by the City of Leeds, the south east by the Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees and the south west by the Metropolitan Borough of Calderdale; the Pendle borough of Lancashire lies to the west, whilst the Craven and Harrogate boroughs of North Yorkshire lie to the north west and north east of the city.
Bradford is the 4th largest metropolitan district in the country, the contiguous urban area to the north which includes the towns of Shipley and Bingley is populated. The spa town of Ilkley lies further north. Two thirds of the district is rural, with an environment varying from moorlands in the north and west, to valleys and floodplains formed by the river systems that flow throughout the district. More than half of Bradford's land is green open space, stretching over part of the Airedale and Wharfedale Valleys, across the hills and the Pennine moorland between; the Yorkshire Dales and the Peak District are both in close proximity. The City of Bradford has architecture designated as being of special or historic importance, most of which were constructed with local stone, with 5,800 listed buildings and 59 conservation areas; the model village of Saltaire has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Central Bradford rose to prominence during the 19th century as an international centre of textile manufacture wool.
The area's access to a supply of coal, iron ore and soft water facilitated the growth of Bradford's manufacturing base, which, as textile manufacture grew, led to an explosion in population and was a stimulus to civic investment. However, Bradford has faced similar challenges to the rest of the post-industrial area of northern England, including deindustrialisation, housing problems, economic deprivation. Wool and textiles still play an important part in the city's economy, but today's fastest-growing sectors include information technology, financial services, digital industries, environmental technologies, cultural industries and retail headquarters and distribution. Bradford's reputation as a base for high technology and computer-based industries is growing, building on a long tradition of innovation, high skill levels and quality products. Bradford has experienced significant levels of immigration throughout the 20th centuries. In the 1840s Bradford's population was increased by migrants from Ireland rural Mayo and Sligo, by 1851 around 18,000 people of Irish origin resided in the town, representing around 10% of the population, the largest proportion in Yorkshire.
Around the same time there was an influx of German Jewish migrants to the town, by 1910 around 1,500 people of German origin resided in the city. In the 1950s there was large scale immigration to a lesser extent from Poland. Bradford has the second highest proportion in England and Wales outside London, in terms of population and in percentage. An estimated 140,149 people of South Asian origin reside in the city, representing around 26.83% of the city's population. An estimated 352,317 of all White ethnic groups reside in the city which includes people of Polish and Irish origin, representing around 67.44% of the city's population. Bradford was granted the status of a city in 1897. Bradford was incorporated as a municipal borough in 1847, covering the parishes of Bradford and Manningham, it became a county borough with the passing of the Local Government Act 1888. The county borough was granted city status by Letters Patent in 1897. Bradford was expanded in 1882 to include Allerton, Bowling, Heaton and Tyersall.
In 1899 it was further expanded by adding North Bierley, Idle, Thornton and Wyke. Clayton was added in 1930; the Brontë sisters, Emily and Charlotte were born along with their brother Branwell at 74 Market Street in Thornton in Bradford before moving to the parsonage at Haworth in the heart of West Yorkshire's Brontë Country where they wrote a range of classics of English literature including "Wuthering Heights" and "Jane Eyre". The city played an important part in the early history of the Labour Party. A mural on the back of the Priestley Centre For The Arts in Little Germany commemorates the centenary of the founding of the Independent Labour Party in Bradford in 1893; the Bradford Pals were three First World War Pals battalions of Kitchener's Army raised in the city. When the three battalions were taken over by the British Army they were named the 16th, 18th and 20th Battalions, The Prince of Wales's Own West Yorkshire Regiment. On the morning of 1 July 1916, an estimated 1,394 young men from Bradford and District The Bradford Pals, the 16th and 18th Battalions of the Prince of Wales Own West Yorkshire Regiment left their trenches in Northern France to advance across No Man's Land.
It was the first hour of the first day of the Battle of the Somme. Of the es
Broomfields is a historic district on the south eastern edge of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. In 1840 it was still a rural area with a population of only a few hundred people. By 1880 it was one of the most densely populated districts of Bradford with 1500 houses, a population of about 8,000 and many commercial premises. In 1932 a process of slum clearance and commercial regeneration was started. Today the district is wholly given over to commercial premises and once again has a resident population of only about two hundred people. Broomfields was never an administrative area but rather a geographical expression; the northernmost part, a small area once referred to as "The Broom Closes", was in the township of Bradford. Most of Broomfields was within the township of Bowling; the western boundary followed Wakefield Road. The eastern boundary was marked by Bowling Beck – which formed part of the boundary of the township of Horton; the southern limit of the area was the small estate of "Broom Hall".
To the east of Broomhall the southern boundary was not defined but approximated to the northern limit of "Spring Fields". Despite the difficulties of indeterminate boundaries the area had a certain unity of geography and a shared history of economic development, it is composed of reasonably gentle draining to Bowling Beck. The thin clay soils anciently had formed part of the wastes. By the late 17th century most of the land had been divided into "closes" for pastoral use. Flowering broom flourished on the poor soils and gave its name to the district. From an early date Broomfields provided the people of Bradford with country walks and the opportunity of catching trout in the becks; the water of the Lady Well was regarded for its curative properties and the spring was a place of resort on holidays. From 1774 with the opening of the Bradford Canal this idyllic picture started to change, though slowly, as the coal and iron deposits were worked on a commercial scale. In the last decade of the 18th century Sir Francis Lindley Wood sunk coal mines in Broomfields – much of, part of his extensive estates.
He delegated management of the mines to Isaac Wright. Isaac Wright only operated the New Heigh pit directly and sub let other mines to "pit takers". There is evidence that by about 1800 he had opened a coal staithe in Bridge Street, supplied from the Broomfield mines. Broomfield Colliery was at the junction of Hall Lane and Wakefield road close to the ancient "Wheatsheaf" public house. A group of single storey coal miner's houses of this period still survive. In 1801 Sir Francis moved from Bolling Hall to another of his houses at Hemsworth. From 1803 most of the mineral rights of Sir Francis's estates were leased or sold piecemeal to the Bowling Iron Works. In 1794 Sir Francis leased 93 acres of ironstone in Hall Lane to them. In February 1816 he sold all his remaining landholdings and mineral rights in Bowling and Bradford to the iron works. In 1821 the ironworks bought the lordship of the manor with the manorial lands and mineral rights. Fig. 3 is based on a map of 1831 drawn up for the parliamentary committee tasked with deciding the boundaries of the new parliamentary boroughs proposed by the Reform Bill.
The district of Broomfields has been overdrawn. Broomfields was about 970 yards from North to South and a maximum of 860 yards east to west amounting in total to about 130 acres; the map shows that in 1831 the area contained no buildings except a thin scattering along its Wakefield Road boundary. To the south east was the Bowling Ironworks with its growing network of mineral tramways; the ironworks had a major influence on the economic history of Broomfields. To the south are shown Bowling Dye Works and Bolling Hall with its access road "Bolling Hall Lane" running through Broomfields with the only other lane in Broomfields – "Mill Lane" running at right angles to it; the "mill" referred to was not a textile mill but the ancient water powered manorial "Bowling corn mills". The only steam powered textile mill in Broomfields in 1831 was the "Prospect Mill" in Wakefield Road built in 1819 by the Bowling Iron Works company for letting out on a "room and power" basis. Amongst the first lessees was Mr G.
W Addison who in Hall Lane "built for his residence a fine house.... Which he surrounded with gardens, green houses etc" Mr Addison set a fashion for building fine houses in Hall Lane. By 1849 Woodsley House, Springfield Lodge, the unnamed house known only as No 223 and the 8 rather grand town houses of Broomfield Terrace had been built. No 237 Hall Lane followed in 1851; the final house in the series, Windrush House, No 2 Hall Lane, was built as late as 1868. It was built for Dr Samuel Lodge on part of the garden of Mr Addison's house – which in 1864 had become the vicarage of St. Luke's church. All these houses, except Springfield Lodge, were in the classical style. Springfield Lodge had gothic elements. Despite the mine-workings Broomfields in 1840 still had a rural aspect. To the west Caledonia and Britannia Mills had been built alongside Bowling Beck on the boundary of Broomfields. A few collieries were still in production and in the early 1840s the Bowling Ironworks built a tramway through Broomfields to transport coal from outlying mines to a new staithe "The Bradford Coal Depot" next to Britannia Mill.
In 1838 The Bowling Iron Works Company built Victoria Mill on the southern boundary of Broomfields for letting ou
Crossflatts is a ribbon development in Airedale along the old route of the A650 road between Bingley and Keighley, in the Metropolitan Borough of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. The opening of the Aire Valley Trunk road in 2004 has seen a reduction of 51% of traffic through the village, it is served by Crossflatts railway station on the Airedale Line connecting Skipton with Bradford and Leeds. This small village adjoins Bingley at the famous Five Rise Locks. Crossflatts is home to a number of local businesses, including The Royal Hotel, Ryshworth Social Club, Crossflatts Cricket Club, Stuart Prices' butchers, as well as takeaway establishments, a chemist, a post office, a funeral parlour, a music shop and a church.. Crossflatts is the home of UK Asset Resolution Ltd, Computershare, responsible for administering all remaining old NRAM and Bradford & Bingley mortgages in the UK. Crossflatts has a crown green bowling club who play in the Worth Valley League and Aire-Wharfe League, two football clubs and a cricket club which plays in the Bradford Central League.
Keighley Albion Juniors Rugby League club are based at Crossflatts Cricket Club. Herman "Percy" Vear, professional boxer Martin Whitcombe, International Rugby Union player studied at Crossflatts Primary School Barry Watson, Cross Channel swim record holder between 1964 & 1976, born and lives in Crossflatts Crossflatts at Curlie
Keighley and Worth Valley Railway
The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway is a 5-mile-long heritage railway line in the Worth Valley, West Yorkshire, which runs from Keighley to Oxenhope. It connects to the national rail network at Keighley railway station. In 1861, John McLandsborough, a civil engineer, visited Haworth to pay tribute to Charlotte Brontë but was surprised to find that it was not served by a railway, he proposed a branch running from the Midland Railway's station at Keighley to Oxenhope. The line would serve 15 mills along its length. A meeting of local gentlemen were told. A total of 3,134 shares worth £10 each were issued at this meeting, along with the election of directors, bankers and engineers. J McLandsborough, the original proposer of the line was appointed acting engineer; the railway was incorporated by an Act of Parliament in 1862 and the first sod was cut on Shrove Tuesday, 9 February 1864 by Isaac Holden, the chairman of the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway. The railway was built as single track but with a trackbed wide enough to allow upgrading to double track for expansion.
Although the work was estimated to take one year, delays including buying land for the line, a cow eating the plans near Oakworth and engineering problems meant the work took nearly two years to complete. In particular the southern tunnel to Ingrow West had quicksand oozing through bore holes that required additional piles to be driven down to the bedrock to support and stabilise the tunnel; the work damaged the foundation to the Wesley Place Methodist Church resulting in the church receiving £1,980 from the railway company. Tracklaying was completed in 1866, having joined in the middle; the line was tested with a locomotive from Ilkley, which took nearly two hours to get from Keighley to Oxenhope, but just 13 minutes to get back. Before opening, violent storms struck the line in November of that year; the opening ceremony was held on Saturday 13 April 1867. The train got stuck on Keighley bank and again between Oakworth and Haworth, necessitating splitting it before carrying on with the journey.
On 15 April 1867, public passenger services on the Worth Valley commenced. The line was operated by the Midland Railway, who owned most of the rail network in the area, was bought by the Midland in part due to interest from the rival railway company, the Great Northern. Upon sale of the railway, the mill owners made a profit, unusual for many lines of that type, as the Midland wanted to prevent the GN from taking over its territory. After becoming part of the London and Scottish Railway in 1923 during Grouping, ownership passed to British Railways following nationalisation in 1948. On 6 November 1892 the deviation line between Haworth and Oakworth through Mytholmes Tunnel was opened and the original route abandoned; the deviation was built as a condition of the buy out of the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway by the Midland Railway. The need for the deviation was to avoid a large wooden trestle viaduct that crossed a mill pond, as the locals believed the viaduct was unsafe, many alighted at Oakworth and continued on foot to Haworth to avoid crossing the viaduct.
The original design for the deviation was to skirt the mill pond through a cutting to rejoin the original formation. However, during construction the material in the cutting proved to be unstable, resulting in the construction of the short Mytholmes Tunnel; the original trestle viaduct can be seen in a picture hanging in the booking hall of Oakworth station. British Railways operated the last scheduled passenger train on Saturday 30 December 1961 and with no Sunday service the passenger service was deemed withdrawn from Monday 1 January 1962. Freight trains continued to run to Oxenhope until 18 June 1962. On 23 June 1962 the new formed Keighley and Worth Valley Railway Preservation Society chartered a special passenger train which ran from Bradford to Oxenhope and return. After this train the section between Oxenhope and Ingrow Junction was closed. A preservation society was formed in 1962 of rail enthusiasts and local people which bought the line from BR and reopened it on 29 June 1968 as a heritage railway.
The first train to leave Keighley for Oxenhope on that date was the only train to operate anywhere on the network due to a national train strike. The line is now a major tourist attraction operated by 500+ volunteers and 10 paid staff, it carries more than 100,000 passengers a year. The KWVR is one of only three UK preserved railways which operates a complete branch line in its original form, the other two being the heritage Ecclesbourne Valley Railway in Wirksworth and the Swanage Railway, in Dorset. On 10 July 2008, the Duke of Kent visited the railway following the 40th anniversary of its reopening. While at the railway, the Duke travelled on a specially prepared "Royal Train", consisting of tank locomotive 41241, an LMS Class 2MT, pulling a single carriage, The Old Gentleman's Saloon, as featured in The Railway Children, a former North Eastern Railway directors Saloon. While visiting, the Duke travelled on the locomotive footplate. Mainline connections to Leeds, Skipton, Lancaster and London King's Cross Railway shop and buffet Turntable Picnic area Station restored to BR 1950s condition complete with cast-iron platform canopy on Platform 4, as once existed on all of the platforms Acces