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Thornhill, Kirklees

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Thornhill, Kirklees

Thornhill, is a village in Dewsbury, Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England. Thornhill was absorbed into Dewsbury County Borough in 1910. It is located on a hill on the south side of the River Calder, and has extensive views of Dewsbury, Ossett and Wakefield. It is known for its collection of Anglo-Saxon crosses.
Administrative CountyKirklees
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE2518
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 code01924
Population6,875 (2005)

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

Thornhill, town, par., and township with ry. sta., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire - par., 8120 ac., pop. 13,016; township (partly in parl. bor. of Dewsbury), 2564 ac., pop. 7857; town (comprising Thornhill and Lower Whitley townships), 3602 ac., pop. 8843; P.O.; is a local government district; the sta. is 1½ mile SW. of Dewsbury.

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