Thorncliffe (also marked on some maps as Thorncliff) is a hamlet in the township of Kirkburton, in the Kirklees district, in the county of West Yorkshire, England.
Kirkburton is a village, civil parish and local government ward in the metropolitan county of West Yorkshire, England, 5 miles (8 km) south east of Huddersfield, in the Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, the township comprises the villages of Kirkburton and Highburton and several hamlets, including Thunder Bridge, Thorncliff, Storthes Hall, Burton Royd, Riley, Dogley, Common Side, Causeway Foot, Lane Head and Linfit. According to the 2011 census the civil parish had a population of 26,439, while the village itself had a population of 4,299.
Kirklees is a local government district of West Yorkshire, England, governed by Kirklees Council with the status of a metropolitan borough. The largest town and administrative centre of Kirklees is Huddersfield, and the district also includes Batley, Birstall, Cleckheaton, Denby Dale, Dewsbury, Heckmondwike, Holmfirth, Kirkburton, Marsden, Meltham, Mirfield and Slaithwaite. Kirklees had a population of 422,500 in 2011 and is therefore the most populous borough in England that is not a city; it is also the third largest metropolitan district by area behind Doncaster and Leeds.
A county is a geographical region of a country used for administrative or other purposes, in certain modern nations. The term is derived from the Old French conté or cunté denoting a jurisdiction under the sovereignty of a count (earl) or a viscount. The modern French is comté, and its equivalents in other languages are contea, contado, comtat, condado, Grafschaft, graafschap, Gau, etc..
Thorncliffe was historically a farming settlement, today it consists of a farm, a plant hire depot, a few houses and the Thorncliffe Working Mens Club.
Nearby settlements include the large town of Huddersfield, the hamlet's post town (five miles to the northwest) and the village of Kirkburton.
Huddersfield is a large market and university town in West Yorkshire, England. It is the 11th largest town in the United Kingdom, with a population of 162,949 at the 2011 census. It lies 14 miles (23 km) southwest of Leeds and 24 miles (39 km) northeast of Manchester.
To the east is Thorncliffe Spring wood.
Shelley is a village in the civil parish of Kirkburton in the county of West Yorkshire, England. The village is 3 miles (5 km) north of Holmfirth and 6 miles (10 km) southeast of Huddersfield.
Colne Valley is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2017 by Thelma Walker of the Labour Party. The seat has been won by three different parties' candidates by a marginal majority since the 1992 general election, the last occasion when the winning majority exceeded 10% of the votes cast.
Highburton is part of the township of Kirkburton, a village in the county of West Yorkshire, England. It is five miles southeast of Huddersfield. It occupies much of the high ground that can be found at the top of the steep inclines of Far Dene and Slant Gate and is a mixture of densely congregated housing estates and open pastoral farmland.
Deighton railway station serves the Deighton area of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England.
Stocksmoor is a hamlet, near Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England. It is situated between the villages of Shepley and Brockholes. The total population of Thurstonland, Stocksmoor and Thunder Bridge together was 953 in the 2001 census.
Agbrigg and Morley was a wapentake of the West Riding of Yorkshire, England. The main purpose of the wapentake was the administration of justice by a local court. At the time of the Domesday survey in 1086, Agbrigg and Morley were separate wapentakes. For example, Methley was in Agbrigg while Rothwell was in Morley. The wapentakes were probably combined by the 13th century when similar administrative reforms occurred elsewhere in England. It was kept in two divisions, which in the mid-nineteenth century again became wapentakes in their own right.
Shepley is a village in the civil parish of Kirkburton, in Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England, and in the Diocese of Wakefield. It lies 8 miles (13 km) south south east of Huddersfield and 6 miles (9.7 km) north west of Penistone.
Flockton is a village in Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England, halfway between Huddersfield and Wakefield. It is in the parish of Kirkburton and whilst it is in Kirklees, it has a Wakefield postcode. The name derives from Floki and Tūn (which is Old English for enclosure or fence.
Storthes Hall is a part of the township of Kirkburton, West Yorkshire, England. A heavily wooded area, it comprises a single road, Storthes Hall Lane, which links Kirkburton with the nearby villages of Farnley Tyas and Thurstonland. The most significant properties in the area are Storthes Hall Mansion, Storthes Hall Hospital and, finally, Storthes Hall Park Student Village which has been built on the old hospital site.
Myers Wood is a wooded area in the village of Kirkburton, West Yorkshire, England. It forms part of a heavily forested area to the west of the village, occupying the rise in the valley leading up to Storthes Hall and beyond. It is directly west of the main Penistone Road, opposite Riley. Saville Wood is directly south, close to Thunder Bridge. Local residents consider the wood to be of poor quality due to the absence of woodland management.
Huddersfield bus station serves the town of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England.
Nettleton Hill is a hamlet in the Kirklees District in the English county of West Yorkshire. It is situated near the town of Huddersfield, north of Scapegoat Hill and south of Pighill Wood. Longwood reservoir is to the east of the settlement. Nettleton Hill is part of the Golcar ward and of the HD7 postcode district.
Blackley is a hamlet in the Calderdale district, in the county of West Yorkshire, England. It is near the town of Elland, the A629 road and the M62 motorway and can be accessed from junction 24. There is also the village of Ainley Top nearby.
Roydhouse is a hamlet in the Kirklees district, in the English county of West Yorkshire.
Thunder Bridge or Thunderbridge is a bridge and hamlet, in the civil parish of Kirkburton, in the Kirklees district, in the county of West Yorkshire, England. It is near the A629 road and Stocksmoor railway station. Its post town is Huddersfield. It has a pub called the Woodman Inn. The bridge is a Grade II listed building which is a road bridge over Shepley Dike.
Kirkburton railway station served the village of Kirkburton, West Yorkshire, England until closure in 1930.
Wakefield Museum is a local museum in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, north England, covering the history of the city of Wakefield and the local area from prehistoric times onwards.
Huddersfield Town Ladies F.C., are a women's football team based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England. The team play their homes matches at the Stafflex Arena. They compete in the FA Women's National League North and are affiliated to the professional men's club Huddersfield Town F.C..
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