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Kinsley, Wakefield

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Kinsley, Wakefield

Kinsley is situated under the Wakefield area of West Yorkshire, On the B6273, Wakefield Road. Kinsley's neighbouring villages are Fitzwilliam and Hemsworth. Kinsley is 7 miles from Wakefield, the village is also 7 miles from the towns of Pontefract and Castleford. Kinsley is a rural, ex mining village, with a railway station nearby, giving easy access to Wakefield, Leeds, Doncaster and Sheffield. Kinsley also Has easy access to the M1 & M62 motorways.
Administrative CountyWakefield
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE4114
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire

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

Kinsley, hamlet, Hemsworth par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 7 miles NE. of Barnsley.

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