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Silsden, Bradford

Silsden is a town and civil parish situated in West Yorkshire, England. It lies on the northern slope of the Aire Valley between Keighley and Skipton. It is about 0.6 miles from the river. Along the lower edge of the town is the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. The town has a population of 7,999.
Post townKEIGHLEY
Administrative CountyBradford
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE0446
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01535
Population7,999 (2001)
 

Other names by which Silsden, Bradford has been known in the past

Sighelden

Silsden, Bradford in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Silsden, town and township (ry. sta. Steeton and Silsden), Kildwick par., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 4 miles NW. of Keighley, 7060 ac., pop. 3329; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; has a large worsted mill, and carries on nail-making. Silsden is a local government district.

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