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Ilkley, Bradford

Ilkley is a spa town and civil parish in West Yorkshire, in Northern England. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, Ilkley civil parish includes the adjacent village of Ben Rhydding and is a ward within the metropolitan borough of Bradford. Approximately 12 miles north of Bradford, the town lies mainly on the south bank of the River Wharfe in Wharfedale, one of the Yorkshire Dales. The parish has a population of 13,828 (census 2001).
Post townILKLEY
Administrative CountyBradford
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE1147
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01943
Population13,828 (2001 Census)
 

Other names by which Ilkley, Bradford has been known in the past

Ilekely

Ilkley, Bradford in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Ilkley, town, par., and township, with ry. sta., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river Wharfe, 9 miles SE. of Skipton and 201 miles from London - par., 8405 ac., pop. 5064; township, 3822 ac., pop. 4736;.o., T.O., 2 Banks, 2 newspapers; is beautifully situated, and is known chiefly through the hydropathic establishments in the vicinity: - Ilkley Wells House, Ben Rhydding, Craiglands, Troutheck, and Rockwood House.

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