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Great Preston, Leeds

Great Preston is a small village in the City of Leeds metropolitan borough, West Yorkshire, England. It is situated 8 miles (13 km) south east of Leeds city centre, near to the town of Garforth and the villages of Kippax, Swillington and Little Preston. The village is in the LS26 Leeds postcode area, and forms part of the civil parish of Great and Little Preston, which has a population of 1,449. Great Preston has one pub, a local cricket and football team, a post office and a village hall.
Administrative CountyLeeds
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE4029
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire

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

Preston Great and Little

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

Preston, Great and Little, township, Kippax par., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 6 miles NW. of Pontefract, 1037 ac., pop. 1525.

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