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Clayton, Bradford

Clayton, or Clayton Village, is a civil parish in the City of Bradford metropolitan borough in West Yorkshire, England, situated 3 miles to the west of the city centre. It is listed in the Domesday Book, meaning it dates back to at least the 11th century and was privately owned from 1160 to 1866. It was noted for its clay. More recently, Clayton was a key location in the British and international wool trade, being the home of the British Wool Marketing Board headquarters.
Post townBRADFORD
Administrative CountyBradford
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE1231
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01274
Population15,191
 

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

Clayton, township and ry. sta., Bradford par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 3½ miles SW. of Bradford, 1744 ac., pop. 7080; P.O., T.O.

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