Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Kirklees

Kirklees, vil., Dewsbury par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river Calder, 4 miles NE. of Huddersfield; has remains of a Cistercian nunnery (1155), in which Robin Hood is said to have died; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Kirklees Hall.


(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Dewsbury CP/AP/Tn       Yorkshire AncC
Place: Kirklees

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