Thorncliffe or Thorncliff is the name of the following places:
Thorncliffe is a residential neighbourhood in the north-east quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded by 64 Avenue to the north, Deerfoot Trail to the east, McKnight Boulevard to the south and 14 Street W and Nose Hill Park to the west.
Thorncliff is a neighbourhood in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada located immediately to the south of West Edmonton Mall. According to the neighbourhood description in the City of Edmonton Map Utility. the neighbourhood was designed to control urban sprawl and improve the delivery of services. Whitemud Drive, located just to the south of the neighbourhood, provides good access to destinations on the south side, including the University of Alberta, Fort Edmonton Park, and the Southgate Centre shopping mall.
Thorncliffe is a small village in Staffordshire, England, straddling the Staffordshire Moorlands and Peak District National Park. By 1600 the name Thorncliffe had replaced the settlement's earlier name, Thorntileg, meaning "clearing in thorn trees". The nearest towns to the village are Leek, Buxton and Macclesfield.
Thorncliffe is a hamlet in the township of Kirkburton, in the Kirklees district, in the county of West Yorkshire, England.
Thorncliffe Park is a densely populated, multicultural neighbourhood in central east Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in the former Borough of East York. East York merged with five other municipalities and a regional government in 1998 to form the new "City of Toronto". It is commonly considered to be bounded on the east by the Don River, on the west by Millwood Road, on the north by Wicksteed Avenue and Research Road, and on the northwest by a railway track between Millwood and Wicksteed. However, the official community planning area named Thorncliffe Park includes the neighbourhood to the north of the railway tracks, east of Laird Avenue, south of Eglinton Avenue, and west of the Don River.
Thorncliffe Park Raceway was a racetrack in Leaside, Ontario, Canada that operated from 1917 until 1953. It was located east of Millwood Road, south of Eglinton Avenue East and north of the CPR railroad tracks. It was the first home of the Prince of Wales Stakes. The name is retained today in the name of the current Thorncliffe Park neighbourhood in Toronto.
Thorncliffe Stable is a defunct Thoroughbred and Standardbred horse racing and breeding operation established in 1888 in Toronto, Ontario by businessman Robert T. Davies. The stable was based at Davies' Thorncliffe Farm in the Don River Valley in what is now known as Thorncliffe Park.
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Chapeltown is a suburb of Sheffield in South Yorkshire, England. It is part of the local authority area of the Parish of Ecclesfield.
The Prince of Wales Stakes is a Canadian Thoroughbred horse race run annually at Fort Erie Race Track in Fort Erie, Ontario. Restricted to only three-year-old horses bred in Canada, it is contested on dirt over a distance of a mile and three sixteenths. In 1959, the Prince of Wales Stakes became the second race in the Canadian Triple Crown series. It follows the June running of the Queen's Plate and precedes the Breeders' Stakes in August.
The Leaside Towers are the tallest buildings in the East York district of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. They are a twin set of Brutalist-style apartment towers, with one facing north-south, and another facing east-west. Located at 85 and 95 Thorncliffe Park Drive near Overlea, it is the tallest building in East York prior to amalgamation.
Newton, Chambers & Co. was one of England's largest industrial companies. It was founded in 1789 by George Newton and Thomas Chambers.
Elmwood is a neighbourhood in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada that was a part of the Town of Jasper Place prior to Jasper Place's amalgamation with Edmonton in 1964. It is a residential neighbourhood located to the south east of West Edmonton Mall and to the south west of Meadowlark Park Centre. Residents also have ready access to the Misericordia Community Hospital located just north of Elmwood in the neighbourhood of West Meadowlark Park.
Greenview is a residential neighbourhood in the northeast quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded to the north by 64 Avenue N, to the east by Deerfoot Trail, to the south by McKnight Boulevard and Edmonton Trail and to the west by 14 Street W.
Centre Street is a major road in Calgary, Alberta and defines the east and west halves of the city for the purposes of street addresses.
The Clarendon Stakes is a Thoroughbred horse race currently run annually at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Held in early July, the sprint race is open to two-year-old horses foaled in the Province of Ontario and is contested over a distance of five and a half furlongs on Polytrack synthetic dirt. It currently offers a purse of $150,000.
170 Street is a major arterial road in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It serves residential, commercial and industrial areas. Gervais Road / Hebert Road is a major arterial road in south St. Albert, Alberta, Canada. It serves residential and commercial areas.
Robert T. Davies was a Canadian businessman and thoroughbred and standardbred racehorse owner and breeder.
Furness Academy is a secondary school in Barrow-in-Furness, England. It is the fourth and last academy to have been formed in the county of Cumbria after the closure of Alfred Barrow School, Parkview Community College of Technology and Thorncliffe School in 2009. Having utilised numerous buildings of the former Parkview and Thorncliffe Schools since 2009, a single £22 million building opened in the Parkside area of the town in September 2013.
John Maiben was "one of America's top jockeys during the 1920s" in the sport of Thoroughbred horse racing who won the 1926 Preakness Stakes, run that year as the first leg of the U.S. Triple Crown series.
Chapeltown Academy is a free school sixth form located in the Chapeltown area of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, and was the first free school approved and opened in Sheffield.