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Kirkburton, Kirklees

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Kirkburton, Kirklees

Kirkburton is a village, civil parish and local government ward in the metropolitan county of West Yorkshire, England, 5 miles south east of Huddersfield, in the Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, the township comprises the two villages of Kirkburton and Highburton together with several hamlets, including Thunderbridge, Thorncliffe, Storthes Hall, Burton Royd, Riley, Dogley, Common Side, Causeway Foot, Lane Head and Linfit.
Administrative CountyKirklees
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE1912
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
Population23,986 (2001)

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

Kirkburton, manufacturing town, par., and township, with ry. sta., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 6¼m. SE. of Huddersfield--par., 6931 ac., pop. 18,817; town and township, 1286 ac., pop. 3407; P.O., T.O.; has mfrs. of woollen and fancy goods, and coal and iron mines.

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