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Lockwood, Kirklees

Lockwood is an area of Huddersfield, in the Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England. It is 0.9 miles to the southwest of Huddersfield Town Centre, to the west of the River Holme. Lockwood was originally called North Crosland and part of the Crosland family estate. However, it was taken over by the Lockwood family after a series of disputes between the two families. Parts of the area are still known as North Crosland.
Post townHUDDERSFIELD
Administrative CountyKirklees
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE1315
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
 

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

Lockwood, township and ry. sta., Almondbury par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, in SW. of Huddersfield borough, 970 ac., pop. 10,446; P.O., T.O.; has manufactures of woollen cloths, extensive iron and brass founderies, and chalybeate springs and baths.

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