The Strid - Autumn

Jonathan Smith

The Strid is a spot near Bolton Priory, where the river Wharfe suddenly narrows and becomes a fast-flowing torrent. The name comes from the fact that it used to be a stride to get across the river and it was once an activity to be done to prove you are a Yorkshireman! The river actually deepens to 60 metres and has been the scene of more than one fatality.

Despite this gloomy past it is a wionderful place!

  • Media: Oil
  • Subject: Landscape
  • Size: 73cm x 54cm
  • Price: £450For sale

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