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Lightcliffe, Calderdale

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Lightcliffe, Calderdale

Lightcliffe is a village in West Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately three miles east of Halifax and two miles north west of Brighouse in the metropolitan district of Calderdale. It was created a separate parish in 1846. Lightcliffe is a dormitory village for people working in Halifax, Brighouse, and Bradford, and commuting to Leeds, Manchester, and Sheffield. It stretches along the Wakefield and Leeds roads, surrounded by fields and rolling countryside.
Post townHALIFAX
Administrative CountyCalderdale
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE1425
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
Dialling code01422

Lightcliffe, Calderdale in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Lightcliffe, eccl. dist. with ry. sta., Halifax par., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 3 miles SE. of Halifax by rail, pop. 4212; P.O., T.O.

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