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Hepworth, Kirklees

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Hepworth, Kirklees

Hepworth is a small village to the southeast of Holmfirth and southwest of Jackson Bridge in West Yorkshire, England. It is in the metropolitan borough of Kirklees and the parish of Holme Valley. Although it started as a fairly small hamlet it has grown considerably through the 1980s and 1990s with new housing and small businesses. It has been extensively used as one of the locations in the BBC's long-running comedy series Last of the Summer Wine.
Post townHOLMFIRTH
Administrative CountyKirklees
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE1606
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
 

Other names by which Hepworth, Kirklees has been known in the past

Heppeuuord

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

Hepworth, township and vil., Kirkburton par., 8. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 2 miles SE. of Holmfrith sta. and 7 miles SE. of Huddersfield, 2375 ac., pop. 1169; P.O.

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