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Whitkirk, Leeds

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Whitkirk, Leeds

Whitkirk is a suburb of east Leeds, situated between Cross Gates to the north, Austhorpe to the east, Killingbeck to the west, Colton to the south-east and Halton to the south-west. Temple Newsam lies directly south of the estate.
Post townLEEDS
Administrative CountyLeeds
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE3633
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 code0113

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

Whitkirk, par. and vil., West-Riding Yorkshire - par. (containing the greater parts of Templenewsam and Seacroft townships) - par., 5638 ac., pop. 3851; vil., 4 miles E. of Leeds; is an interesting place, with church of the time of Henry VII. containing ancient monuments; Whitkirk House and several other seats are in the par.

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