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Upperthong, Kirklees

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Upperthong, Kirklees

Upperthong is a village approximately 950 feet above sea level near the town of Holmfirth in the Holme Valley, approximately seven miles south of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England.
Post townHolmfirth
Administrative CountyKirklees
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE1308
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 code01484
Population1,166
 

Other names by which Upperthong, Kirklees has been known in the past

Thong ~ Thong Upper ~ Upper Thong

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

Upperthong, township and local government district, Almondbury par, S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 6 miles SW. of Huddersfield, 3206 ac., pop. 2436.

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