Yorkshire (63 pages found in this category)


Rhubarb Triangle

Forced rhubarb growing area in West Yorkshire, England between Wakefield, Morley and Rothwell.

Rockingham Mausoleum

Monument commissioned by the Earl Fitzwilliam as a memorial to the second Marquess of Rockingham in 1783.

Rockingham Works

Redirected to Swinton Pottery.

Round Foundry

Engineering works off Water Lane in Holbeck, Leeds in Yorkshire, built for Fenton, Murray and Wood.

Salamanca

Salamanca, designed and built by Matthew Murray in 1812, was the world’s first commercially successful steam locomotive.

Sandal Castle

Ruined medieval castle in Sandal Magna, Wakefield in West Yorkshire, England. One of two castles built overlooking the River Calder, it was built by the Warrennes, the Earls of Surrey who were Lords of the Manor of Wakefield.

Scammonden

A Pennine village that was flooded in the 1960s when Scammonden Dam and the M62 trans-Pennine motorway were constructed.

Scammonden Reservoir

Scammonden Reservoir in the South Pennines supplies water to Huddersfield in West Yorkshire.

Shoddy and mungo

Manufacture of shoddy and mungo, an early form of recycling, was an important industry in the Heavy Woollen district of West Yorkshire.

Sitlington

Ancient township of four villages, renamed from Shitlington to Sitlington in 1929.