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Upper Batley, Kirklees

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Upper Batley, Kirklees

Upper Batley is an area of Batley in West Yorkshire, England. It was popular with the millowners of Batley in the 19th century as a place to build their family homes. There are many fine stone built villas in the area. Batley Hall, a two-storey oak-and-stone building, was originally built in 1370 by William Copley, although the present building dates from 1857. Its gatehouses are now ordinary homes, and the Old Hall is now a residential home.
Administrative CountyKirklees
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE2425
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire
 

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