Ben Rhydding  West Riding


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

BEN-RHYDDING, a hydropathic establishment, with a r. station, in Wharfdale, W. R. Yorkshire; on the slope of Rombald's Moor, adjacent to the Leeds and Ilkley railway, 5 miles W of Otley. It was erected in 1846, at a cost of nearly £30,000; and is an imposing pile, amid extensive and pleasant grounds.

Additional information about this locality is available for Ilkley

Ben Rhydding through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 16th May 2022

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