Oakenshaw, West Yorkshire

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Oakenshaw is located in West Yorkshire
 Oakenshaw shown within West Yorkshire
Metropolitan borough City of Bradford, Kirklees
Metropolitan county West Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BRADFORD
Postcode district BD12
Dialling code 01274
Police West Yorkshire
Fire West Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
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Coordinates: 53°45′29″N 1°44′20″W / 53.758°N 1.739°W / 53.758; -1.739

Oakenshaw is a village near Cleckheaton in the City of Bradford and Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England.

Oakenshaw Cross in Wyke Lane
photographed in August 2007

It is situated 4 miles (6.4 km) to the south of Bradford, close to the M606 motorway and junction 26 of the M62.

The village is in both the Bradford and the Kirklees Metropolitan districts, although the whole village has a Bradford postcode, post town, and the 01274 phone number prefix. Victoria Park and the cricket ground, home of Woodlands CC, are in Bradford and St. Andrew's Church (with the M606 behind it) is in Kirklees.

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