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Netherthong is a small village near the town of Holmfirth. It lies in the Holme Valley in the metropolitan borough of Kirklees in West Yorkshire, England. The village is on the B6107 road to Meltham from the main A6024 Woodhead Road through the Holme Valley from Honley to Holmfirth. It has a population of 1,730. Netherthong is also a parish, and the village contains All Saints' Church, built between 1829-30 by Leeds architect Robert Dennis Chantrell and remodelled in 1877.
|Traditional County||Yorkshire, West Riding|
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Region||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Police Authority||West Yorkshire|
Other names by which Netherthong, Kirklees has been known in the past
Nether Thong ~ Thong ~ Thong Nether
Netherthong, Kirklees in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Netherthong, eccl. dist. and township (ry. sta. Thongs Bridge), Almondbury par., West-Riding Yorkshire, 4½ miles S. of Huddersfield dist., pop. 1408; township, 795 ac., pop. 936; P.O., at Thongs Bridge.
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