Kirkhamgate

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Kirkhamgate
Brandy Carr Road, Kirkhamgate - geograph.org.uk - 1760501.jpg
Brandy Carr Road, the main street in Kirkhamgate
Kirkhamgate is located in West Yorkshire
Kirkhamgate
Kirkhamgate
Kirkhamgate shown within West Yorkshire
OS grid referenceSE300224
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWAKEFIELD
Postcode districtWF2
PoliceWest Yorkshire
FireWest Yorkshire
AmbulanceYorkshire
EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire
53°41′50″N 1°32′50″W / 53.6971°N 1.5471°W / 53.6971; -1.5471Coordinates: 53°41′50″N 1°32′50″W / 53.6971°N 1.5471°W / 53.6971; -1.5471

Kirkhamgate is a village, north-west of Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England. It originated as a hamlet in the Alverthorpe township in the parish of Wakefield in the West Riding of Yorkshire.

Geography[edit]

Houses and farm buildings in Kirkhamgate

Kirkhamgate is situated on rising ground at a junction on the Wakefield to Batley road to the east of the M1 motorway. It is primarily a residential village surrounded by farmland that is part of the Rhubarb Triangle.

Events[edit]

Kirkhamgate holds an annual scarecrow festival in September.[1]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Kirkhamgate at Wikimedia Commons