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Ryhill, Wakefield

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Ryhill, Wakefield

Ryhill is a small village and civil parish situated on the B6428 road in West Yorkshire, England approximately 7 miles south east of the city of Wakefield. It has a population of 2,628. Like many of the surrounding villages, it is still recovering from the effects of pit closures which has seen the demise of the many collieries which once surrounded the village.
Post townWakefield
Administrative CountyWakefield
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE3814
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 code01226

Ryhill, Wakefield in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Ryhill, township and ry. sta., Wragby par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 5 miles SE. of Wakefield, 592 ac., pop. 797; P.O.

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