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Knowsthorpe, Knostrop or Knostropp is an area of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, on the River Aire. The spelling "Knostrop" is predominantly used for the large water treatment works in the area. Atkinson Grimshaw painted Knostrop Cut, Leeds, Sunday Night, 1893.
|Traditional County||Yorkshire, West Riding|
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Region||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Police Authority||West Yorkshire|
Other names by which Knowsthorpe, Leeds has been known in the past
Knowsthorpe, Leeds in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Knostrop, ib par. and SE. of bor. of Leeds, E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river Aire; has market gardens.
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