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Oakenshaw, Kirklees

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Oakenshaw, Kirklees

Oakenshaw is a village near Cleckheaton in the City of Bradford and Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England. It is situated 4 miles to the south of Bradford, close to the M606 motorway and junction 26 of the M62. The village is in both the Bradford and the Kirklees Metropolitan districts, although the whole village has a Bradford postcode, post town, and the 01274 phone number prefix. Victoria Park and the cricket ground, home of Woodlands CC, are in Bradford and St.
Administrative CountyKirklees
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE1727
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 code01274

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

Oakenshaw, eccl. dist. and vil., Birstal par., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire - dist. (Oakenshaw cum Woodlands), pop. 1642; vil., 4 miles SE. of Bradford; P.O.

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