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Wyke, Bradford

Wyke (population 14,180 - 2001 UK census) is a Ward in Bradford Metropolitan District in the county of West Yorkshire, England, named after the village of Wyke. As well as the area of Wyke, the ward includes the adjoining hamlet of Lower Wyke, the area around Carr House, known as Carr House Gate, part of Oakenshaw the main part of which is in Kirklees, and most of Low Moor. It is bordered on the east side by the M606 motorway and extends up to the Staygate roundabout on the north.
Post townBRADFORD
Administrative CountyBradford
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE1526
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 code01274
 

Other names by which Wyke, Bradford has been known in the past

Wike

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

Wike.-- township and ry. sta. (Wyke), Birstal par., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 4 miles S. of Bradford, 967 ac., pop. 5315; P.O.; has worsted mills, dyeworks, and a card factory. See WYKE.

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