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Rawdon, Leeds

Rawdon is a village in the metropolitan borough of the City of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.
Post townLEEDS
Administrative CountyLeeds
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE2139
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 Rawdon, Leeds has been known in the past


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

Rawdon (or Rawden), town and township, Guiseley par., West-Riding Yorkshire, 5 miles NE. of Bradford and 6 miles NW. of Leeds, 1559 ac., pop. 3407; P.O., T.O.; has mfrs. of cloth, and possesses numerous important educational institutions. Rawdon gives the title of baron to the Marquis of Hastings.

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