Kiplington in the South Riding

Picture of Kiplington in the South Riding of Yorkshire.

For those who may not know, the county of Yorkshire had three ridings, North, West and East. The South riding only exists in fiction and to confuse matters more it is actually based on East Yorkshire rather than the South.

That fiction is the novel South Riding by Winifred Holtby, South Riding is subtitled An English Landscape, and it is just that, a landscape made up of people. The Northern town of Kiplington does not exist except in that novel and the TV drama of the same name by the BBC.

Here in my home village was created a little piece of the fictional Kiplington, brought to life with street scenes like the one above, with extras stood outside the Kiplington Working Mens Club.

Can you spot the odd one out?

By 1ajasper1gf1h

How I got Here...
I was walking down to make a coffee in Saltaire at Massarella's Art Gallery where my friend at a shop. I was mooching about there... My good friend Ellen used to a medical rep. She then said i dont want to worry you but I have called 999 for a ambulance... She then said look at the mirror in bathroom.... then.. I woke in hospital...
Then 5 months later... I have become Disabled.. Stroke, I lost ... job, flat, not mention my car... now at last I look much better...
So much for dreams... I ran with that for about 5 years, every day taking a photograph to put on site.

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