Battyeford

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Battyeford
The Pear Tree Inn Battyeford - geograph.org.uk - 737857.jpg
The Pear Tree Inn, Battyeford
Battyeford is located in West Yorkshire
Battyeford
Battyeford
Battyeford shown within West Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE191205
Civil parish
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town MIRFIELD
Postcode district WF14
Police West Yorkshire
Fire West Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire
53°40′52″N 1°42′43″W / 53.681°N 1.712°W / 53.681; -1.712Coordinates: 53°40′52″N 1°42′43″W / 53.681°N 1.712°W / 53.681; -1.712

Battyeford is a village in West Yorkshire, England west of the town of Mirfield.

History[edit]

From 1900 to 1953 the village was served by Battyeford railway station on the Leeds New Line.

Governance[edit]

The village is part of the civil parish of Mirfield, and part of the Mirfield ward of the metropolitan borough of Kirklees. The borough council is a metropolitan borough of West Yorkshire.

Religious sites[edit]

Christ the King in Battyeford is an Anglican church and part of the Diocese of Wakefield.[1] It was built in 1973 on the site of the original Christ Church which was built in 1841 and destroyed by fire in 1971.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Christ the King, Battyeford". Retrieved 26 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "A Parish for Battyeford". 16 April 2010. Retrieved 26 March 2011.