Stanbury

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Entrance to Main Street, Stanbury

Stanbury is a small village in the metropolitan borough of the City of Bradford in West Yorkshire, England, west of Haworth, close to the Pennine Way, and on the River Worth. The village is approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) miles south west of Keighley and 9 miles (14 km) miles east of Colne in Lancashire.

The surrounding countryside is mainly moors and farmland, with both the Brontë waterfall and Top Withens tourist attraction within walking distance. Emily Brontë is reputed to have used Top Withens as the model for the location of Wuthering Heights, and nearby Ponden Hall (half a mile from the back end of Stanbury) has long been considered the model for Thrushcross Grange in the same book.

There is a school and an Anglican church in Stanbury village. The school caters for primary school age children. There are also two pubs within Stanbury, the Wuthering Heights (formerly, and locally, known as the Cross) and the Friendly. The Old Silent Inn (formerly The Eagle) is a pub and guest house located walking distance from the village.

Lumbfoot is a tiny hamlet located five minutes walking distance from Stanbury.

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Coordinates: 53°49′48″N 1°58′59″W / 53.830°N 1.983°W / 53.830; -1.983