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Harewood, Leeds

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Harewood, Leeds

Harewood is a village and civil parish in the City of Leeds metropolitan borough, West Yorkshire, England. The A61 runs through the village, from Leeds city centre in the south to Harrogate in the north. The A659 runs through the village from Collingham in the east, briefly joining the A61 to descend the slopes of the Wharfe valley before continuing towards Pool-in-Wharfedale in the west.
Post townLEEDS
Administrative CountyLeeds
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE3245
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 code0113
Population3,854
 

Other names by which Harewood, Leeds has been known in the past

Harwood ~ Hareuuode

Harewood, Leeds in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Harewood.-- par. and township, E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 8 miles N. of Leeds -- par., 12,343 ac. (including part of Wike in Bardsey par.), pop. 2614; township, 3654 ac., pop. 716; P.O., T.O.; in the neighbourhood are ruins of castle (llth century); also Harewood House (1760), seat of Earl of Harewood.

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