Cross Roads, West Yorkshire

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Cross Roads
Cross Roads is located in West Yorkshire
Cross Roads
Cross Roads
 Cross Roads shown within West Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE0463782
   – London 175 mi (282 km)  SSE
Metropolitan borough City of Bradford
Metropolitan county West Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town KEIGHLEY
Postcode district BD22
Dialling code 01535
Police West Yorkshire
Fire West Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Keighley
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Coordinates: 53°50′12″N 1°55′51″W / 53.836625°N 1.930765°W / 53.836625; -1.930765

Cross Roads with Lees or Cross Roads cum Lees, is a small village which lies on the main A629 road between the village of Haworth and the town of Keighley in West Yorkshire, England.

Cross Roads is named after the cross roads junction which leads in the directions of Keighley, Haworth, Denholme and further afield. Lees is a small village which is often claimed[by whom?] to be part of the Cross Roads village. However, officially Lees is recognised as a small village, separate but connected to Cross Roads under the Cross Roads cum Lees name. When entering from Haworth Brow the village is signposted 'Lees-cum-Crossroads'.

Cross Roads public houses are the Cross Roads and The Bronte Hotel. There is also the Bocking Working Men's Club. A previous pub, The New Inn, is now a tools retailer.

A bowling club plays its home matches on the bowling green in Cross Roads Park. Cross Roads previously contained football and cricket clubs.

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