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Ben Rhydding, Bradford

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Ben Rhydding, Bradford

Ben Rhydding is a Wharfedale village in the Metropolitan Borough of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. It is part of the Ilkley urban area and civil parish. It is situated on a north-facing valley beneath the Cow and Calf Rocks and above and to the south of the River Wharfe, and falls within the historic West Riding of Yorkshire. The former name for the village area was Wheatley.
Post townIlKLEY
Administrative CountyBradford
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE1347
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01943

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

Ben Rhydding, vil. and hydropathic establishment, with ry. sta., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 4 miles W. of Otley and 12 miles NW. of Leeds; P.O. The hydropathic is 1½ mile E. of vil., and is surrounded by beautiful grounds.

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