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Bradford, Devon

Bradford lies at the heart of the City of Bradford, a metropolitan borough of West Yorkshire, in Northern England. It is situated in the foothills of the Pennines, 8.6 miles west of Leeds, and 16 miles northwest of Wakefield. Bradford became a municipal borough in 1847, and received its charter as a city in 1897. Following local government reform in 1974, city status was bestowed upon the wider metropolitan borough.
Post townBRADFORD
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSS4207
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01274
Population293,717
 

Bradford, Devon in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Bradford, par., N. Devon, on river Torridge, 13 miles SW. of Bideford, 3468 ac., pop. 377; contains B. Manor.

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