Place:Stanbury, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameStanbury
TypeVillage
Coordinates53.83°N 1.983°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inWest Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoBradford (metropolitan borough), West Yorkshire, Englandmetropolitan borough of which it has been a part since 1974
Keighley, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandmunicipal borough in which Stanbury was located until 1974
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Stanbury is a small village in the metropolitan borough of the City of Bradford in West Yorkshire, England, west of Haworth, close to the Pennine Way, and on the River Worth. It is approximately 4 miles from the town of Keighley. The surrounding countryside is mainly moors and farmland, but the Brontë waterfall and Top Withens tourist attraction are within walking distance. 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 back end of Stanbury) has long been considered the model for Thrushcross Grange in the same book.

There is a school and an Anglican church in Stanbury village. The school caters for primary school age children. There are also two pubs within Stanbury, the Wuthering Heights (formerly, and locally, known as the Cross) and the Friendly. The Old Silent Inn (formerly The Eagle) is a pub and guest house located walking distance from the village.

Lumbfoot is a tiny hamlet located five minutes walking distance from Stanbury.


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