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Buttershaw, Bradford

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Buttershaw, Bradford

Buttershaw is a residential area of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. It is bounded by Horton Bank Top to the north, Wibsey to the east, Woodside to the South and Shelf to the west. Buttershaw consists mostly of 1940s council housing with the building starting in 1947 and continuing until the 1960s. These parts of Buttershaw gained notability in 1986 when they were featured as the setting for most of the scenes in the film Rita, Sue and Bob Too, based on plays by local resident Andrea Dunbar.
Administrative CountyBradford
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE1329
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

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

Buttershaw, eccl. dist. (St Paul), Bradford par., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, pop. 3867; P.O.

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