Youlgrave: Unspoiled – except for the cars!

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UNSPOILED is a word often used to describe the village of Youlgrave, beside the River Bradford, and with good reason, writes Patrick Coleman.

Placing photographs taken in 2018 alongside those taken a century or more ago, it’s clear that very little has changed in Youlgrave’s outward appearance, with one glaring exception: the cars that now line streets never designed for such vehicles…