Place:Hawksworth, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameHawksworth
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates53.83°N 1.613°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inWest Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoWharfedale Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1937
Aireborough, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandurban district of which it was part 1937-1974
Leeds (metropolitan borough), West Yorkshire, Englandmetropolitan borough in which it is now located.
Skyrack Wapentake, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandwapentake in which it was located
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Hawksworth is a small, early twentieth-century council estate in the Kirkstall area of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

It is situated on a hill between West Park and Horsforth and is circled by Butcher Hill, the A65 and Vesper Road. Hawksworth comes under the LS5 Kirkstall postcode and is commonly known as The Hawk, The Hawkie or The Hawkie Estate

Hawksworth was a village located in Wharfedale Rural District in the West Riding of Yorkshire from 1894 until 1937. In 1937 it was divided between Baildon Urban District, Aireborough Urban District and Ilkley Urban District.

Since 1974 these three urban districts have become parts either of Bradford Metropolitan Borough or Leeds Metropolitan Borough.

Historically, Hawksworth was in the ecclesiastical parish of Otley and in the Upper Division of the wapentake of Skyrack.

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