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Staincliffe, Kirklees

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Staincliffe, Kirklees

Staincliffe is a cross-over district of both Batley, West Yorkshire, England and Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, England; the name is believed to derive from staine, meaning stone and cliffe, cliff. It should not be confused with the Staincliffe (wapentake). The area is centred on top of a hill between Dewsbury, Batley and Heckmondwike, and areas south of Halifax Road, including Dewsbury & District Hospital have Dewsbury postal addresses.
Post townBATLEY
Administrative CountyKirklees
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE2323
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01924
Population49,448
 

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

Staincliffe, eccl. dist. (ry. sta. Staincliffe and Batley Carr), Batley par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 1½ mile N. of Dewsbury, pop. 4224; P.O., T.O.; contains Staincliffe Hall, seat.

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