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St John's Church
Kirkheaton shown within West Yorkshire
|Metropolitan county||West Yorkshire|
|Region||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||Yorkshire and the Humber|
Kirkheaton is a village 3 miles (5 km) north east of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England and has a population of 4,209 together with Upper Heaton. Historically, it is part of the West Riding of Yorkshire.
Kirkheaton has a primary school, Kirkheaton Primary School, which is situated on New Road.
- England cricketers George Herbert Hirst, Allen Hill and Wilfred Rhodes were all born in the village and played cricket for Kirkheaton Cricket Club. Also the cricketers, William Bates, John Thewlis Senior, and Lewis Wrathmell, were also all born in the village and played for Yorkshire County Cricket Club
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