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Toft Gate Lime Kiln
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Pateley Bridge
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Toft Gate Lime Kiln

Toft Gate Lime Kiln is a largely intact piece of Nidderdale’s industrial heritage which sits two miles out of...

Old Magnesia Well Pump Room
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Harrogate
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Old Magnesia Well Pump Room

The Old Magnesia Well Pump Room is situated in the Town's famous Valley Gardens. Dating from 1858 for the...

St. Mary's - The Old Church of Pateley Bridge
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Pateley Bridge
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St. Mary's - The Old Church of Pateley Bridge

Built in the late 13th Century, the remains of this Parochial Chapel sits high above the town amidst a...

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Content toft gate Mike Hine

The tell-tale signs of a rich a varied history are scattered across the Harrogate District, from the industrial workings reabsorbed into the rural landscape to the buildings that were used to access the mineral springs that brought Harrogate to fame.

These sites are the remains, sometimes barely visible, of the human activity that marked our landscape over the centuries. Yet over the years, this activity while often hugely destructive helped make our part of Yorkshire so special. Forgotten villages, ornate follies and intensive mineral industries have all become places for discovery, exploration and imagination in their modern day form.


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Some of these sites from our past have been well preserved and loved in the years since their creation and other were designed to weather with time, and be part of a great landscape or design.

Sites of industrial heritage have largely all but disappeared into the landscape they once dominated. Each has a story to tell and each is part of the story of the towns and settlements they once served.

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Toft Gate Lime Kiln
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Bewerley Grange Chapel

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Old Magnesia Well Pump Room
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Old Magnesia Well Pump Room

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