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North Yorkshire Coastal Villages Then & Now

Colin Waters

Pitkin

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Price: £12.99

Publication date: 1 May 2012

Category: Regional History

Before the days of photography, North Yorkshire’s picturesque villages were virtually cut off from the rest of the country and served as the haunt of smugglers, footpads and highwaymen. The belief in witchcraft existed well into the 1900s and village festivals and customs were enthusiastically celebrated each year. Today these communities are eagerly visited by an increasing number of tourists keen to experience their captivating beauty and history.
With ninety striking images comparing past and present, this charming volume should be on the bookshelves of all lovers of old Yorkshire.