Armitage Bridge

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Armitage Bridge
Armitage Bridge viewed from Beaumont Park.jpg
Armitage Bridge
Armitage Bridge is located in West Yorkshire
Armitage Bridge
Armitage Bridge
Location within West Yorkshire
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHUDDERSFIELD
Postcode districtHD4
Dialling code01484
PoliceWest Yorkshire
FireWest Yorkshire
AmbulanceYorkshire
EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
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UK
England
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53°37′07″N 1°47′48″W / 53.6185°N 1.7968°W / 53.6185; -1.7968Coordinates: 53°37′07″N 1°47′48″W / 53.6185°N 1.7968°W / 53.6185; -1.7968

Armitage Bridge is a village approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) south of Huddersfield, in the Holme Valley, West Yorkshire, England. It is situated between Berry Brow and South Crosland and straddles the River Holme. The village has a public house, a cricket club and a renowned ukulele shop.[1]

Brooke Mill[edit]

Brooke Mill

The village is dominated by the large former woollen mill of John Brooke and Sons, reputedly the oldest family business in the country, having been founded in 1541.[2] The mill has now been converted into the Yorkshire Technology and Office Park.[3]

St Pauls[edit]

St Paul's Church

The local church is St Paul's and it was built in 1848, with a donation from the Brooke family. Partially destroyed in 1987, by fire, and rebuilt the same year.[4] The church's current clergy is the Rev Stephen Gott.

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Douglas, Joanne (18 October 2016). "Holme Valley will be alive with the sound of banjos this weekend". Huddersfield Examiner. Retrieved 14 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Heritage | Brookes Mill". www.brookesmill.co.uk. Retrieved 14 November 2017.
  3. ^ Examiner, Huddersfield (11 January 2012). "Family History: Exhibition on woollen industry, Brooke's Mill, Armitage Bridge". Huddersfield Examiner. Retrieved 14 November 2017.
  4. ^ A church near you - St Pauls's, Armitage Bridge

External links[edit]

Media related to Armitage Bridge at Wikimedia Commons