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Stanbury

Stanbury
Stanbury is located in West Yorkshire
Stanbury
 Stanbury shown within West Yorkshire
OS grid reference
   – London 180 mi (290 km)  SSE
Civil parish Haworth, Cross Roads and Stanbury
Metropolitan borough City of Bradford
Metropolitan county West Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town KEIGHLEY
Postcode district BD22
Police West Yorkshire
Fire West Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Keighley
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire

Stanbury is a village in the Haworth, Cross Roads and Stanbury civil parish, and in the metropolitan borough of the City of Bradford in West Yorkshire, England. The village is situated approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) west from Haworth, 4 miles (6.4 km) miles south-west from Keighley, and 7 miles (11 km) miles east from Colne in Lancashire. Less than half a mile north-east is the hamlet of Lumbfoot. Stanbury is Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, is on the River Worth, and is close to the Pennine Way.

Entry to Main Street, Stanbury

The surrounding countryside is mainly moors and farmland. The village is close to the Brontë waterfall and Top Withens tourist landmarks. Emily Brontë is reputed to have used Top Withens as the model for the location of Wuthering Heights, and nearby Ponden Hall (half a mile from the edge of Stanbury) has been considered the model for 'Thrushcross Grange' in the same book.

There is a school and an Anglican church in Stanbury. The school caters for primary school age children. There are also two public houses: the Wuthering Heights (formerly, and locally, known as 'The Cross') and The Friendly. The Old Silent Inn (formerly The Eagle) is a public house and guest house close to the village.

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External links

  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
  • Haworth, Cross Roads and Stanbury Parish Council
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