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IDLE, WEST YORKSHIRE
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West Yorkshire (Wakefield) Anglers Country Park
Calder Wetlands
Chevet
Crofton
Featherstone
Felkirk
Hare Park Junction
Horbury Lagoons
Newmillerdam
Normanton
Nostell Priory
Oakenshaw Colliery, Crofton
Old Royston
Pugneys Country Park
Ryhill
Sandal Magna
Wakefield
Yorkshire Sculpture Park

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Idle
Leeds

North Yorkshire
Kellingley Colliery

South Yorkshire
Barnsley
Monckton Main & Royston Drift Mines
Rabbit Ings
Sheffield



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History
The manor of Idle contained the villages of Idle and Windhill, and the hamlets of Thackley, Thorpe-Green, Parkhill, Cross-Keys, Buckmill, and Wrose.

The manor was bounded by the River Aire in the north and, in the east, by Pighill Beck (now named Haigh Beck) up to Blakehill Tongue, and across westwards down a small beck to Bradford Beck. The name is thought to be a corruption of Idlawe meaning Ide's Hill, named after an Anglo Saxon settler.

Click to enlarge.Holy Trinity Parish Church, Tower Lane.
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Click to enlarge.Idle Working Men's Club and Institute (1928).
[2012]
Click to enlarge.The Green, Idle, West Yorkshire.
[2011]
Click to enlarge.The Oddfellows Hall, Idle, West Yorkshire.
This is now a pub, to find out more about the Oddfellows and its local branches, visit https://www.oddfellows.co.uk/.
Extract from the Oddfellows website.
The Oddfellows is a friendship group open to everybody. We have branches all over the UK where you can make new friends and attend social events such as coffee mornings, supper clubs and local trips. Our friendship club has been part of social history for over 200 years, providing advice services, benefits and welfare support for those in need. [2011]
Click to enlarge.The Alexander and the Brewery Tap, Idle, West Yorkshire.
Next door to each other in Albion Road.
[2011]
 

Sources
1. "History of Idle, in Bradford and Yorkshire". A Vision of Britain Throughout Time. [Accessed 11 September 2016.]
2. "Idle - An Industrial Village". EileenWhite, (1992). Idle and Thackley Heritage Group. ISBN 0 95 20499 02.
3. Idle, Wikipedia. [Accessed 11 September 2016.]

 
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