Otley Local History Bulletin

Details of the content and context of The OLHB. All entries are based on extensive private research files of the contributors.


Concealed Shoes

Shoes hidden in buildings are a well known Otley phenomenon. This article reveals how important these Otley shoes have been to the social and archaeological study of domestic space.

Newall Old Hall

Prompted by recent application to develop part of the site, the authors expand upon the gothic mansion that towered over Wharfedale.

Askwith Moor rifle range

The disused known rifle range on Askwith Moor has an opaque history. This short note develops a basic chronology for the site and relates it to the 2nd West Yorkshire RE Vols.