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Eccleshill, Bradford

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Eccleshill, Bradford

Eccleshill is an area, former village, and ward in the City of Bradford Metropolitan District in the county of West Yorkshire, England. The ward population of Eccleshill is 17,540. Eccleshill is a more or less completely residential urban area with very little open space although there is substantial open land directly to the east. The origins of the name Eccleshill are uncertain.
Administrative CountyBradford
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE1736
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire
 

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

Egleshil

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

Eccleshill, town and township with ry. sta., on river Aire, in par. and 3 miles NE. of Bradford, E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 1220 ac., pop. 7037; P.O., T.O.

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