Kirkheaton

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Kirkheaton
St John's Church, Kirkheaton - geograph.org.uk - 97593.jpg
St John's Church
Kirkheaton is located in West Yorkshire
Kirkheaton
Kirkheaton
Location within West Yorkshire
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Dialling code01484
PoliceWest Yorkshire
FireWest Yorkshire
AmbulanceYorkshire
EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire
53°39′19″N 1°43′44″W / 53.6552°N 1.7290°W / 53.6552; -1.7290Coordinates: 53°39′19″N 1°43′44″W / 53.6552°N 1.7290°W / 53.6552; -1.7290

Kirkheaton is a village 3 miles (5 km) north east of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England with a population of 4,209 together with Upper Heaton.[citation needed] Historically, it is part of the West Riding of Yorkshire.The name Heaton comes from Old English "Heah" meaning high and "tun" meaning settlement along with Old Norse"Kirk" meaning church.

Education[edit]

Kirkheaton has a primary school, Kirkheaton Primary School, which is situated on New Road.[1]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kirkheaton Primary School. Department for Education: EduBase. Retrieved 4 February 2018