Steeton with Eastburn

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Coordinates: 53°53′46″N 1°56′53″W / 53.896°N 1.948°W / 53.896; -1.948

Steeton with Eastburn
Steeton Church.jpg
St Stephen's parish church
Steeton with Eastburn is located in West Yorkshire
Steeton with Eastburn
Steeton with Eastburn
 Steeton with Eastburn shown within West Yorkshire
Population 4,277 
OS grid reference SE034444
Civil parish Steeton with Eastburn
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 BD20
Dialling code 01535
Police West Yorkshire
Fire West Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Keighley
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Steeton with Eastburn is a civil parish within the City of Bradford Metropolitan District, West Yorkshire, England.[1] Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, it has, according to the 2001 census, a population of 4,277.[2] The parish includes the villages of Steeton and Eastburn.

It has a small parish school and public transport links to local towns and cities. It also has a local newsagents, a transport cafe and a children's park. On the outskirts of Steeton is Steeton and Silsden Station. Cricketer's Walk takes you to the cricket and football pitch.

Located in the parish is Airedale General Hospital, which lies between Steeton and Eastburn.[3]

History[edit]

The Domesday Book lists Steeton and Eastburn as belonging to Gamal Barn including 5¼ carucates of ploughland (630 acres/262ha).[4] The Norman conquest of England made it part of the lands of Gilbert Tison, but by 1118 Tison had suffered a demotion and his lands returned to the king. They were then given to Lord Percy.[5]

Government[edit]

The parish is part of the Craven ward of the Metropolitan borough of the City of Bradford, part of the Metropolitan county of West Yorkshire.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Parish Council
  2. ^ "Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Bradford". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 2009-09-18. 
  3. ^ Google Maps – location
  4. ^ Dr. Anne Williams and Prof. G H Martin, ed. (1992). Domesday Book a Complete Translation. Penguin Books. ISBN 978-0-14-143994-5. 
  5. ^ Paul Dalton. Conquest, Anarchy and Lordship: Yorkshire, 1066-1154
  6. ^ "Craven". 2010. Retrieved 28 January 2014. 

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