Upper Denby

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Coordinates: 53°33′36″N 1°39′18″W / 53.560°N 1.655°W / 53.560; -1.655

Upper Denby
Upper Denby Church - geograph.org.uk - 168028.jpg
Upper Denby Church
Upper Denby is located in West Yorkshire
Upper Denby
Upper Denby
 Upper Denby shown within West Yorkshire
Population 1,054 (2001)
OS grid reference SE229073
Metropolitan borough Kirklees
Metropolitan county West Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Huddersfield
Postcode district HD8
Dialling code 01484
Police West Yorkshire
Fire West Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Wakefield
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Upper Denby is a village within the civil parish of Denby Dale, and the borough of Kirklees in West Yorkshire, England. Lying to the South East of Huddersfield, on an east facing slope of the Pennines, it occupies a position 250m (820ft) above sea level. The southern edge of the village is bordered by the Metropolitan borough of Barnsley within the county of South Yorkshire. Although the village is one of the smallest in Kirklees it boasts one pub, a dentist, a church and cricket pitch. Upper Denby also features a first school Denby C of E first school which George Eliot attended.

In the 2001 census the population was given as 719 and includes the settlement of High Flatts. [1]

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