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Shepley, Kirklees

Shepley is a village in the civil parish of Kirkburton, in Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England, and in the Diocese of Wakefield. It lies 8 miles south south east of Huddersfield and 6 miles north west of Penistone. In the 2001 census the population of Shepley and Birdsedge was 3,044.
Administrative CountyKirklees
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE1909
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 code01484

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

Shepley, small town and township with ry. sta., Kirkburton par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 7 miles SE. of Huddersfield, 1247 ac., pop. 1593; P.O., T.O.; has woollen mfrs.

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