Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for ALTOFTS

ALTOFTS, a township in Normanton parish, W. R. Yorkshire; on the North Midland railway, at its transit over the Calder river and the Aire and Calder canal about a mile from Normanton station, 3½ miles NE of Wakefield. It has a post office under Normanton. Acres, 1,761. Pop., 1,210. Houses, 224.


(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a township"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Altofts Tn/CP       Normanton AP/CP       Yorkshire AncC
Place: Altofts

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