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Scissett, Kirklees

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Scissett, Kirklees

Scissett is a village in West Yorkshire, England. It is 14 km (8 mi) south east of Huddersfield and 16 km (10 mi) north west of Barnsley. According to the 2001 census, the village had a population of 1,324. http://www. kirklees. gov. uk/community/statistics/census-by-settlement/KS02settle2003. xls Scissett is also halfway between the villages of Clayton West, Skelmanthorpe and Denby Dale on the A636 road to Wakefield.
Administrative CountyKirklees
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE2410
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 code01484

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


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

Scisset, vil., High Hoy land par., and eccl. dist., partly also in Emley par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire - dist., pop. 3324; vil., 4 miles NW. of Penistone; P.O.

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