Coordinates: Thornton Lodge is a suburb of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. It borders Crosland Moor to the west, Lockwood to the south, and Longroyd Bridge to the north. It mostly comprises suburban housing and some small shops, with industrial units around the area bordering Longroyd Bridge.
The housing area lies approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) southwest of Huddersfield town centre, on the southern slope of the Colne Valley's eastern end, overlooking the A62 Leeds to Manchester road.
Thornton Lodge was originally a country manor that belonged to the Thornton family of Yorkshire who had owned properties in the area since at least 1686.
The modern population is primarily composed of second and third-generation Indian and Pakistani families.
The major employers within this area are involved in the clothing, textile, and engineering industries.
The nearest rail services are available at Lockwood railway station.
The M62 is a 107-mile-long (172 km) west–east trans-Pennine motorway in Northern England, connecting Liverpool and Hull via Manchester and Leeds; 7 miles (11 km) of the route is shared with the M60 orbital motorway around Manchester. The road is part of the unsigned Euroroutes E20 and E22.
Ingbirchworth is a village in the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley in South Yorkshire, England. It is in the civil parish of Gunthwaite and Ingbirchworth and on the boundary of Kirklees in West Yorkshire. At the 2001 census, the parish had a population of 400, increasing to 460 at the 2011 Census.
The Colne Valley is a steep sided valley on the east flank of the Pennine Hills in the English county of West Yorkshire. It takes its name from the River Colne which rises above the town of Marsden and flows eastward towards Huddersfield.
Colne Valley is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2019 by Jason McCartney of the Conservative Party. Since the 1964 general election, the only occasion when the winning candidate's majority exceeded 10% of the votes cast was in 1992, and three different parties have held the seat during this period. Since 1987 it has been won by either Conservative or Labour candidates.
Lockwood is an area of Huddersfield, in the Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England. It is 0.9 miles (1.4 km) to the southwest of Huddersfield Town Centre, to the west of the River Holme.
The West Yorkshire Built-up Area, previously known as the West Yorkshire Urban Area is a term used by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) to refer to a conurbation in West Yorkshire, England, based on the cities of Leeds, Bradford and Wakefield, and the large town of Huddersfield. It is the 4th largest urban area in the United Kingdom. However, it excludes other large towns and suburbs such as Castleford, Pontefract and Wetherby which, though part of the county of West Yorkshire and often contiguous with the built-up area, are considered independently. There are substantial areas of agricultural land within the designated area - more than in any other official urban area in England - many of the towns and cities are only just connected with one another by narrow outlying strips of development.
Crosland Moor is a district of the town of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England.
South Crosland is a village in the metropolitan borough of Kirklees in West Yorkshire, England.
Netherton is a village, near Huddersfield, in the Kirklees metropolitan borough of West Yorkshire, England. It is 2 miles (3 km) south-west of the town centre on the road to Meltham. Netherton together with South Crosland have a population of 3,702 according to the 2001 census.
Longroyd Bridge is a suburb approximately 1200 yds (1.1 km) to the southwest of Huddersfield town centre, West Yorkshire, England. The area is composed of industrial and commercial units. There is little housing in the commercial area, though within a few hundred yards are the housing areas of Thornton Lodge and Paddock.
Beaumont Park is a suburb of Huddersfield, in the Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England that is located between Netherton, Crosland Moor and Lockwood.
Huddersfield West was a parliamentary constituency centred on the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire. It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
The Meltham branch line is a disused railway line that ran for 3 1⁄2 miles (5.6 km) from Lockwood to Meltham, in West Yorkshire, England. The line was single track for its entire length. The last regular passenger service was on 21 May 1949. It closed completely on 3 April 1965.
The A642 is an A-road in West Yorkshire, England which runs from Huddersfield to the A64 near Leeds. It partly follows the route of a historic turnpike road, which is evidenced by surviving toll houses.
The South Pennines is a region of moorland and hill country in northern England lying towards the southern end of the Pennines. In the west it includes the Rossendale Valley and the West Pennine Moors. It is bounded by the Greater Manchester conurbation in the west and the Bowland Fells and Yorkshire Dales to the north. To the east it is fringed by the towns of West Yorkshire whilst to the south it is bounded by the Peak District. The rural South Pennine Moors constitutes both a Site of Special Scientific Interest and Special Area of Conservation.
The River Calder is in West Yorkshire, in Northern England.
The Denholme Clough Fault is a small fault located in Denholme, England. The fault is approximately 500 metres (1,600 ft) long. The fault has produced no appreciable earthquake history, but it is still subject to stresses that may cause it to slip. The maximum earthquake arising from a slip of this fault has been estimated to be below magnitude 3. The Denholme Clough Fault is part of the Pennine anticline and is partially visible from the surface.
Shuttle Eye Colliery was a coal mine on the South Yorkshire Coalfield at Grange Moor between Wakefield and Huddersfield on the A642 road, in England.
Sir Joseph Crosland was a British Conservative politician who served as Member of Parliament for Huddersfield from 4 February 1893 to 13 July 1895. He had contested the seat in the previous three general elections, losing each time to the Liberal candidate. He was made Knight Batchelor in the 1889 Birthday Honours.
Crosland Moor and Netherton is an unparished area and a ward in the metropolitan borough of Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England. It contains 103 listed buildings that are recorded in the National Heritage List for England. Of these, one is listed at Grade II*, the middle of the three grades, and the others are at Grade II, the lowest grade. Crosland Moor is a district of the town of Huddersfield, and Netherton is a village to the southwest of the town. The ward also contains the districts of Beaumont Park, Lockwood and Thornton Lodge, and the village of South Crosland. The districts of the town are residential, and around the villages are areas of countryside. Most of the listed buildings are houses and associated structures, farmhouses and farm buildings. The other listed buildings include churches, chapels and associated structures, cattle troughs and a drinking trough, a pinfold, shops, a hotel, brewery buildings, a mill building and works, a school, milestones, a canal bridge, a well, a former mechanics' institute, and a former town hall.
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