Bailiff Bridge

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Bailiff Bridge
Bailiff Bridge is located in West Yorkshire
Bailiff Bridge
Bailiff Bridge
Bailiff Bridge shown within West Yorkshire
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Metropolitan county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BRIGHOUSE
Postcode district HD6
Dialling code 01484
Police West Yorkshire
Fire West Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
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Yorkshire
Coordinates: 53°43′00″N 1°46′54″W / 53.7167°N 1.7817°W / 53.7167; -1.7817

Bailiff Bridge is a village 1.5 miles (2.4 km) north from Brighouse, West Yorkshire, England, and is 5 miles (8.0 km) from Huddersfield and 7 miles (11 km) from Bradford. Bailiff Bridge falls within the Hipperholme and Lightcliffe Ward of Calderdale Council.

The village is centred on the A649 and A641 roads which connect it to nearby towns and cities.[1]

History[edit]

The village was served by Bailiff Bridge railway station on the Pickle Bridge Line between 1881 and 1917.[2] The main employer in the village was Firth's carpets.[3] Notable residents from the village are Danny and Richard McNamara from the band Embrace, who grew up in the village.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bailiff Bridge Beck". www.bailiff-bridge.co.uk. Retrieved 19 January 2016. 
  2. ^ Burgess, Neil (2014). The lost railways of Yorkshire's West Riding: the central section - Bradford, Halifax, Huddersfield, Leeds, Wakefield. Catrine: Stenlake. p. 75. ISBN 9781840336573. Retrieved 19 January 2016. 
  3. ^ Hirst, Andrew (18 November 2015). "Memories needed from people who worked at Firth's Carpets in Bailiff Bridge or lived in the village". huddersfieldexaminer. Retrieved 19 January 2016. 
  4. ^ "Embrace – Songs, Playlists, Videos and Tours". BBC Music. BBC. Retrieved 19 January 2016. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Bailiff Bridge at Wikimedia Commons