Houses For Sale In Huddersfield

Houses For Sale In Huddersfield: Here you can view a map of houses for sale in Huddersfield showing locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, England UK. Huddersfield can be found between Leeds and Manchester on the A62. Huddersfield can be easily reached via the M62 motorway, it is just over 3 miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Use the zoom in (+) and zoom out (-) buttons bottom right of the map, if you need to get more information.

Houses For Sale In Huddersfield Map: Here you can check out a map of houses for sale in Huddersfield displaying locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield is located on the A62 between Leeds and Manchester. Huddersfield can be accessed by way of the M62 motorway, it is around 3 miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the middle of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Review of Huddersfield: A historic and huge market town situated in the county of West Yorkshire, England, in the United Kingdom, Huddersfield is at present the eleventh largest town (not including cities) in the United Kingdom, having a population of around 168,000. The town is positioned roughly midway between Manchester and Leeds being about 28 miles to the north-east of Manchester and 20 miles to the south-west of Leeds and is some 191 miles drive from London.

Huddersfield is included in the metropolitan borough of Kirklees and is the most populous town in the borough. It lies in the valleys of the River Colne and the River Holme and the confluence of these 2 rivers is to the south of the town beside the University.

Huddersfield is a mainly industrial area, famous over the centuries for the manufacturing of wool, sheet metal, chemicals, textiles and electric motors. Huddersfield was the scene of significant unrest and violence at the time of the Industrial Revolution when a group called the Luddites, fearing the loss of their jobs as a result of greater mechanisation, wrecked machinery and mills and in some cases even killed mill owners. Regardless of the predominance or industry and manufacturing the biggest employer in the town today is the University.

Huddersfield has been settled for upwards of four thousand years, beginning with Neolithic man and moving on 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 (Outlane). Huddersfied was noted in the Domesday Book of 1086 where it was identified as Odresfeld and Oderesfelt.

Huddersfield has a long tradition for sport and is where Rugby League was born, which happened at the George Hotel in Huddersfield on the 29th August 1895, when 22 clubs split from the RFU. Also in that year the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was founded. Their soccer team Huddersfield Town AFC was founded a few years later in 1908 and at present holds a place in the Premier League (2017), they were the winners of the FA Cup in 1922 and were also famous for winning three successive league titles (1923-1926).

The area has been the birthplace of various notable Huddersfield including Chris Balderstone (footballer and cricketer), former PM Harold Wilson, film actor James Mason and Derek Ibbotson.

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

Amongst the places surrounding Huddersfield are: Moldgreen, Linthwaite, Marsh, Deighton, Primrose Hill, South Crosland, Elland, Newsome, Brackenhall, Farnley Tyas, Armitage Bridge, Berry Brow, Southgate, Barkisland, Hillhouse, Longwood, Crossland Moor, Dewsbury, Ainley Top, Golcar, Outlane, Kirkheaton, Honley, Fartown, Mirfield, Kirkburton, Lindley, Brighouse, Milnsbridge, Holywell Green, Paddock, Highburton, Tandem, Slaithwaite, Oakes Marsh, Lockwood, Blackmoorfoot, Waterloo, Almondbury, Birkby, Fenay Bridge.

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