Place:Newsome, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

TypeVillage, Suburb
Coordinates53.626°N 1.785°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inWest Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoHuddersfield, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandborough in which it was located until 1974
Kirklees, West Yorkshire, Englandmetropolitan borough covering the area since 1974
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Newsome is a village situated approximately 1 mile south of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England. It is in the Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees. The village lies at the centre of Newsome Ward to which it gives its name.

Newsome stands on a shoulder of land below Castle Hill and above the valley where the River Holme meets the River Colne. The village lies between Berry Brow, Hall Bower and Taylor Hill.

The village has both housing and industrial units, the latter mostly within the site of the former Newsome Mill, which used to produce woollen textiles. It has a large bakehouse (which makes award winning pork pies).

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