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Milnsbridge, Kirklees

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Milnsbridge, Kirklees

Milnsbridge is a district of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England 2.5 miles (4 km) west of the town centre, situated in the Colne Valley. The name is said to have derived from the water-powered mill and the bridge that stood alongside it in the 13th century. The Huddersfield Narrow Canal runs through Milnsbridge close to the River Colne. A viaduct carries the trans-Pennine Huddersfield Line railway that runs through Milnsbridge, and links Leeds and Manchester via Huddersfield.
Administrative CountyKirklees
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE1115
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01484

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

Milnsbridge, eccl. dist., Almondbury par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on S. side of Huddersfield, pop. 4424; P.O., T.O.

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