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Acre Mill Huddersfield: Underneath you can check out a map of Acre Mill Huddersfield revealing locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, England UK. Huddersfield is positioned between Leeds and Manchester on the A62. Huddersfield can be accessed from the M62 motorway, it is around three miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the town centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Click the zoom in (+) and zoom out (-) features bottom right of the map, if you need to get more details.

Acre Mill Huddersfield Map: Above you may check out a map of Acre Mill Huddersfield displaying locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Huddersfield is located on the A62 between Manchester and Leeds. Huddersfield can be reached via the M62 motorway, it is just over three miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the town centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Huddersfield a Short Guide: A large and historic market town located in the English county of West Yorkshire, In the United Kingdom, Huddersfield is actually the eleventh largest town in the UK, boasting a population of close to 168,000 (2017). The town is placed halfway between Manchester and Leeds being about 28 miles north-east of Manchester and 20 miles south-west of Leeds and it is about 191 miles driving distance from London.

Huddersfield is included in the metropolitan borough of Kirklees and is the most populous town in this borough. Huddersfield sits in the valleys of 2 rivers, the Colne and Holme and the confluence of these 2 rivers is just to the south of the town adjacent to the University of Huddersfield.

Huddersfield is a predominantly industrial town, renowned over the centuries for the manufacturing of textiles, electric motors, wool, sheet metal and chemicals. It was the scene of much violence and unrest at the time of the Industrial Revolution when a group of weavers called the Luddites, faced with losing their jobs because of ever increasing mechanisation, damaged machinery and mills and even killed textile mill owners. In spite of the predominance or industry and manufacturing the biggest employer in the town today is the University.

The area has been the site of settlements for upwards of 4,000 years, beginning with Neolithic man and advancing through Brigantes, Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Normans to the present day. Huddersfield has been the site of two ancient forts, an Iron Age hillfort at Castle Hill and a Roman fort at Slack (near Outlane). Huddersfied was documented in the 1086 Domesday Book where it was identified as Odresfeld and Oderesfelt.

The town has a proud tradition with regards to sports and is where Rugby League was born, which took place at the George Hotel in Huddersfield on the 29th August 1895, when 22 clubs split from the RFU in a disagreement over payments to players. The same year the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was founded. Their soccer club Huddersfield Town AFC was founded some years later in 1908 and at present holds a place in the Premier League (2017), Huddersfield were the winners of the FA Cup in 1922 (1-0 against Preston North End) and were the first English club to win three successive league titles.

The Huddersfield area has been the birthplace of numerous notable Huddersfield such as James Mason, Harold Wilson (PM), Chris Balderstone (footballer and cricketer) and athlete Derek Ibbotson.

The Huddersfield for Huddersfield is HD1-6 HD7-9 and the phone dialling code for Huddersfield is 01484 and the Ordnance Survey map ref is: SE145165.

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