Film ID:
YFA 1510

ON ILKLA MOOR

1921

Visitor Tabs

Description

This is a travelogue of the Yorkshire Dales, following the River Wharfe from Ilkley to Hubberholme.

A woman looks at a photograph album. Two people scale a large rock in Ilkely, and there are shots of rock faces, the Roman wells and cottages. This is followed by village street scenes and views of Heber's Ghyll, a park, Bolton Bridge, and the post office at Bolton Abbey. There are scenes around the village and at the ruins of the Abbey. The Duke of Devonshire's residence and the vicarage are featured as well as the Cavendish Memorial cross and fountain. There are views around Bolton Woods and the River Wharfe followed by the ruins of Barden Tower and Barden Bridge. There is a shot of the stocks at Appletreewick and views of Burnstall including the Red Lion Hotel. There are various scenes in the village.

Next is Hebden village and waterfalls, Linton, and the home of Halliwell Sutton, the Yorkshire novelist. This is followed by Linton hospital and old hall and bridges at Linton.

In a threshfield, cows are being herded along a road. There are shots of cottages at Threshfield followed by the river above Lynton Falls and Grassington village. The Ghaistrills, waterfalls are featured as well as Kinsley Cliff. Next is a long panning shot of Kettlewell village including a bridge; public house and street scenes. The film closes with shots of the war memorial, Hubberholme bridge, and church.