Denby Dale

Denby Dale is a village and civil parish in the metropolitan borough of Kirklees in West Yorkshire, England. It is 10 miles (17 km) to the south-east of Huddersfield and 9 miles (14 km) north-west of Barnsley.

Denby Dale

Holy Trinity Church
Denby Dale
Location within West Yorkshire
Population16,365 (2011 Census)[1]
OS grid referenceSE229084
Civil parish
  • Denby Dale
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtHD8
Dialling code01484
PoliceWest Yorkshire
FireWest Yorkshire
UK Parliament
List of places
53.572000°N 1.655000°W / 53.572000; -1.655000

The village is the main village in the Denby Dale civil parish that also covers, Lower Denby, Upper Denby, Upper Cumberworth, Lower Cumberworth, Skelmanthorpe, Emley, Emley Moor and Clayton West. The parish had a population of 14,982 according to the 2001 census,[2] increasing to 16,365 at the 2011 census.[1] The parish council gives the electorate of the village itself as 2,143.[3] The River Dearne runs through the village; in the floods of 2007 it burst its banks on two occasions and caused damage to Springfield Mill.[4]

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