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Grange Moor is a village in the Kirklees district of West Yorkshire, England. The village is situated between Huddersfield (6 miles (10 km) away) and Wakefield (9 miles (14 km) away).

Grange Moor
Grange Moor St Bartholomew Church - geograph.org.uk - 1031934.jpg
Grange Moor is located in West Yorkshire
Grange Moor
Grange Moor
Location within West Yorkshire
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Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
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EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
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53°38′N 1°40′W / 53.64°N 01.66°W / 53.64; -01.66Coordinates: 53°38′N 1°40′W / 53.64°N 01.66°W / 53.64; -01.66

The village is represented on Kirkburton parish council and is in the Kirkburton ward of Kirklees Council.[1]

Grange Moor is situated on moorland with the same name and is to the north of a road junction on the A642, A637 and B6118 roads (known as Grange Moor Crossroads). Shuttle Eye Colliery was situated near the crossroads, its site now occupied by warehousing.

The church is dedicated to St Bartholomew.[2] The village school, Grange Moor Primary School, has places for 120 children.[3] The village is policed by the West Yorkshire Police.[4]

Grange Moor Brass Band was formed 1854, and has had a band room in the village since 1937.

TransportEdit

Arriva Yorkshire and Yorkshire Tiger operate bus services towards Huddersfield (services 231 and 242) and Wakefield (service 231)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kirkburton Parish Council, Kirkburton Parish Council, retrieved 12 November 2010
  2. ^ St Bartholomew's Church, Grange Moor, GenUKI, retrieved 12 November 2010
  3. ^ Grange Moor Primary School, Kirklees Council, retrieved 12 November 2010
  4. ^ Welcome to the Emley, Flockton, Grange Moor Neighbourhood page, West yorkshire Police, retrieved 12 November 2010

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