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Queensbury, Bradford

Queensbury is a village in the metropolitan borough of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. Perched on a high vantage point above Clayton and Thornton and overlooking Bradford itself, Queensbury is one of the highest parishes in England, with fine views beyond the West Yorkshire conurbation to the hills of Brontë Country and the Yorkshire Dales to the north and north west. It has a population of 8,718. Queensbury was originally known as Queenshead.
Administrative CountyBradford
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE0930
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01274
Population8,718 (2001)

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


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

Queensbury (or Queenshead), town with ry. sta., Bradford and Halifax pars., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 4 miles N. of Halifax, 1593 ac., pop. 6824; P.O., T.O.; has stone quarries and coal mines, and shares in the manufacturing industries of Halifax.

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