Stocksmoor

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Coordinates: 53°35′38″N 1°43′41″W / 53.594°N 1.728°W / 53.594; -1.728

New houses in Stocksmoor, Thurstonland, Yorkshire. Stocksmoor is expanding into a village, perhaps because it has a station on the Huddersfield to Sheffield railway. There are more similar houses on the other side of the road.

Stocksmoor is a hamlet, near Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England. It is situated between the villages of Shepley and Brockholes. The total population of Thurstonland, Stocksmoor and Thunderbridge together was 953 in the 2001 census.[1]

It has a railway station on the Penistone railway line which connects Huddersfield and Sheffield and is the traditional terminus of the 341 (First Huddersfield) bus service from Huddersfield town centre.

Stocksmoor is the birthplace of Ben Swift Chambers, the church minister who, in Liverpool, founded St Domingo's parish football team, which became Everton Football Club.

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