King James School Huddersfield

King James School Huddersfield: On this page it is possible to view a map of King James school Huddersfield showing locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield is found between Manchester and Leeds on the A62. Huddersfield can be most easily accessed via the M62 motorway, it is approximately 3 miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Utilize the zoom in (+) and zoom out (-) functions bottom right of the map, if you can not see what you need.

King James School Huddersfield Map: Above you'll be able to look at a map of King James school Huddersfield displaying locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield is situated between Leeds and Manchester on the A62. Huddersfield can be most easily accessed from the M62 motorway, it is about three miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Review of Huddersfield: A large and historic market town located in the English county of West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, Huddersfield at the current time is the UK's eleventh largest town (not including cities), having a population of about 168,000 (2017). Huddersfield is positioned halfway between Leeds and Manchester being about 20 miles to the south-west of Leeds and 28 miles to the north-east of Manchester and is approximately 190 miles distance from London.

Huddersfield is the administrative centre for the metropolitan borough of Kirklees and is the largest urban settlement in this borough. It lies in the valleys of the rivers Holme and Colne and the confluence of these two rivers is just to the south of the town near to the University of Huddersfield.

Huddersfield is a largely industrial area, well known over the years for the manufacture of textiles, electric motors, sheet metal, chemicals and wool. The town was the scene of much unrest at the time of the Industrial Revolution when a group of textile workers known as the Luddites, in fear of losing their livelihood due to ever increasing mechanisation, damaged mills and machinery and even went as far as attacking and murdering textile mill owners, notably one William Horsfall. In spite of the predominance or manufacturing the largest employer in the town today is the University.

The Huddersfield area has been settled for over 4,000 years, starting 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, a Roman fort at Slack (near Outlane) and a late Bronze Age or early Iron Age hillfort at Castle Hill. Huddersfied was documented in the Domesday Book (compiled in 1086) where it was referred to as Oderesfelt and Odresfeld.

The Huddersfield of Huddersfield has a proud sporting tradition and is the home and birthplace of Rugby League, which took place at the George Hotel in Huddersfield on the 29th August 1895, when twenty two clubs broke away from the RFU. Also in 1895 the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was established. Their football club Huddersfield Town AFC was founded in 1908 and is presently in the Premier League (2017), Huddersfield won the FA Cup in 1922 (1-0 against Preston North End) and also won 3 league titles on the trot.

Huddersfield has been the birthplace of numerous famous Huddersfield including the likes of Derek Ibbotson (athlete), footballer and cricketer Chris Balderstone, actor James Mason and Harold Wilson (PM).

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

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

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