|An important centre of the wool trade in the Middle Ages, this splendid town lies in a steep-sided hollow on the banks of the River Avon which is spanned by a magnificent 13th century, arched bridge. On the bridge is a domed building once used as a chapel for religious pilgrims.|
|Fifteenth century Westwood Manor is noted for its plasterwork, historic windows and topiary garden and a nearby 14th century tithe barn is one of the finest in Britain, measuring more than 160 feet.|
Bradford’s most remarkable
building, however, is the tiny church of St
Dating to the seventh century it was badly damaged by the Vikings but rescued by a local clergyman in the 19th century.
Nearby Iford Manor has Italianate pools, statues, terraces and panoramic views.