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Yorkshire Rose Huddersfield: Beneath you may look at a map of Yorkshire Rose Huddersfield revealing locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, UK. Huddersfield can be found on the A62 between Leeds and Manchester. Huddersfield can be reached from the M62 motorway, it is approximately 3 miles from junction 24 of the M62 to the heart of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Utilize the zoom in (+) and zoom out (-) features on the map, if you cannot see what you need.

Yorkshire Rose Huddersfield Map: On this page it is possible to view a map of Yorkshire Rose Huddersfield featuring locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Huddersfield is positioned on the A62 between Manchester and Leeds. Huddersfield can be accessed via the M62 motorway, it is about three miles from junction 24 of the M62 to the heart of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Huddersfield a Short Guide: A historic and huge market town located in the county of West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Huddersfield is at present the United Kingdom's 11th largest town, being home to a population of about 168,000 (2017). The town of Huddersfield is positioned about halfway between Manchester and Leeds being about 28 miles to the north-east of Manchester and 20 miles to the south-west of Leeds and it is about 191 miles drive from London.

Huddersfield is within the metropolitan borough of Kirklees and is the most populous settlement in this borough. It stands in the valleys of the rivers Colne and Holme and the confluence of these 2 rivers is to the south of the town near the University.

Huddersfield is a mostly industrial town, renowned over the years for the manufacturing of electric motors, chemicals, sheet metal, wool and textiles. The town was the scene of considerable unrest during the Industrial Revolution when Luddites, fearful of losing their jobs because of greater mechanization, wrecked mills and their machines and in some cases even killed textile mill owners. In spite of the predominance or manufacturing the biggest employer in Huddersfield nowadays is the University.

The Huddersfield area has been the site of settlements for more than four thousand years, beginning with Neolithic man and progressing through Brigantes, Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Normans to modern times. 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 1086 Domesday Book where it was referred to as Odresfeld and Oderesfelt.

Huddersfield has a long tradition of sporting excellence and is the home and birthplace of Rugby League, which took place at the George Hotel in Huddersfield on August 29th 1895, when twenty two clubs split from the RFU (Rugby Football Union). In that year the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was founded. Their football team Huddersfield Town AFC was founded later in 1908 and at present holds a place in the Premier League (2017), Huddersfield won the FA Cup in 1922 (at Stamford Bridge) and 3 successive league titles in the 1920's.

The area has been the birthplace of a number of noteworthy Huddersfield such as film actor James Mason, Chris Balderstone (footballer and cricketer), former Prime Minister Harold Wilson and Derek Ibbotson (athlete).

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

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

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