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Calverley, Leeds

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Calverley, Leeds

Calverley is a village in the City of Leeds metropolitan borough in West Yorkshire, England, on the A657 road, midway between Leeds city centre and Bradford. In the 1086 Domesday Book it is shown as Caverleia also Caverlei. The village was part of the Municipal Borough of Pudsey alongside Farsley until 1974, though for centuries previously both Pudsey and Farsley were part of the Calverley parish.
Post townPUDSEY
Administrative CountyLeeds
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE2036
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 code0113

Other names by which Calverley, Leeds has been known in the past

Calverley With Farsley ~ Caverleia ~ Caverlei

Calverley, Leeds in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Calverley, par. and vil. with ry. sta., E. div. West Riding Yorkshire, partly in bor. of Bradford -- par. 8900 ac., pop. 39,613; vil., pop. 2246; P.O. The par. contains Calverley with Farsley, township, 3180 ac., pop. 8206; P.O. at Farsley.

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