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Drighlington, Leeds

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Drighlington, Leeds

Drighlington is a village and civil parish in the City of Leeds metropolitan district, West Yorkshire, England. The village lies 5 miles (9 km) south west of Leeds and 4 miles (6 km) south east of Bradford. The name of the village is often shortened to Drig.
Administrative CountyLeeds
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE2228
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 Drighlington, Leeds has been known in the past

Dreslingtone ~ Dreslintone

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

Drighlington, township and vil. (ry. sta. Drighlington and Adwalton), Birstall par., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 5 miles SE. of Bradford, 1136 ac., pop. 4214; has worsted spinning and coal mining.

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