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Gomersal, Kirklees

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Gomersal, Kirklees

Gomersal is a village in the metropolitan county of West Yorkshire, England. It is south of Bradford, east of Cleckheaton, and north of Heckmondwike and close to the River Spen. Gomersal was originally 'Great Gomersal' according to historical maps – neighbouring village Little Gomersal has, however, retained its diminutive.
Administrative CountyKirklees
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE2026
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 code01274

Other names by which Gomersal, Kirklees has been known in the past

Gomershale ~ Gomeshale

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

Gomersal, township, Birstal par., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 5 miles SE. of Bradford, 3254 ac., pop., 13,453; local government district, 1100 ac., pop. 3988; P.O., T.O.

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