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Idle, Bradford

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Idle, Bradford

The village of Idle and its outskirts make up a mainly residential suburban area in the city of Bradford, West Yorkshire, in England. The area is loosely bordered by the areas of Eccleshill, Wrose, Thackley and Greengates, in the north east of the city.
Administrative CountyBradford
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE1737
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire

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


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

Idie, town and township with ry. sta., Calverley par., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 5½ miles NE. of Bradford - township, 2462 ac., pop. 16,375; town, 1682 ac., pop. 6643; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; has extensive mfrs. of clothing.

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