Jackson Bridge

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Jackson Bridge
Jackson Bridge - Scholes Road Junction road Bridge.JPG
Scholes Road Junction
Jackson Bridge is located in West Yorkshire
Jackson Bridge
Jackson Bridge
Jackson Bridge shown within West Yorkshire
Population 1,380 (for Hepworth & Jackson bridge) [1]
OS grid reference SE164075
Civil parish
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HOLMFIRTH
Postcode district HD9
Dialling code 01484
Police West Yorkshire
Fire West Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire
53°34′12″N 1°45′11″W / 53.57°N 1.753°W / 53.57; -1.753Coordinates: 53°34′12″N 1°45′11″W / 53.57°N 1.753°W / 53.57; -1.753

Jackson Bridge is a small village in the civil parish of Holme Valley in the Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees in West Yorkshire, England and within the postal district of Holmfirth. It is situated next to the A616, Huddersfield to Penistone, road.

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Jackson Bridge is the location for the pub to which Clegg's is situated behind in the BBC's long-running comedy Last of the Summer Wine. It is located close to the edge of the Peak District National Park.

Dobroyd Mills, which dominates the village, was once a major contributor to the West Yorkshire textile industry, producing fine worsted cloth for export. The mill now houses a fine yarn spinners, John Woodheads (Dobroyd Mills) Ltd, plus other small businesses such as computer services and facilities, engineering, sheet metal works and motor vehicle services. Most of the surrounding countryside is given over to agriculture, significantly milk cattle and sheep.

Jackson Bridge, showing Dobroyd Mill, viewed from mount

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