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Linthwaite, Kirklees

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Linthwaite, Kirklees

Linthwaite (known as Linfit in the local community) is a village in West Yorkshire, England. It is situated 4 miles (6 km) west of Huddersfield, on the A62 in the Colne Valley. The village together with Blackmoorfoot had a population of 3,835 according to the 2001 census. The River Colne, Huddersfield Narrow Canal, the Huddersfield to Manchester rail line and A62 main road all pass near to the village.
Administrative CountyKirklees
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE1014
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire

Linthwaite, Kirklees in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Linthwaite, township, Almondbury par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river Colne and Manchester Canal, on SW. side and partly in bor. of Huddersfield, 1320 ac., pop. 6068; P.O.; has mfrs. of woollens.

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