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Hightown, Kirklees

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Hightown, Kirklees

Hightown is a hamlet within Liversedge, West Yorkshire, England, with a diverse socioeconomic culture. To the north, neighbouring the border with Calderdale, is Windybank council estate. To the east is Hightown Rd, with some homes valued at over a million pounds, and to the south bordering Mirfield and Roberttown is a very middle-class private housing estate. Hightown is where the Brontë sisters and their family lived, before they moved to Haworth.
Administrative CountyKirklees
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE1824
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire

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

Hightown, 3 miles W. of Birstal, West-Riding Yorkshire; P.O.

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