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Austhorpe, Leeds

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Austhorpe, Leeds

Austhorpe is a civil parish in east Leeds, West Yorkshire, England that is situated between Pendas Fields to the north, Whitkirk to the west, Cross Gates to the north-west and Colton to the south-west. Austhorpe is home to a large business park, Thorpe Park, and this includes a large hotel. The housing is largely detached or semi-detached. The area is 5 miles to the east of Leeds city centre, and is close to the A643 dual carriageway and M1 motorway.
Post townLEEDS
Administrative CountyLeeds
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE3733
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

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

Austhorp ~ Mayflower

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

Austhorp, township, Whitkirk par., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 4 miles E. of Leeds, 858 ac., pop. 313. Smeaton, the civil engineer, was born here in 1724.

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