Place:Stanbury, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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 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 west from Haworth, miles south-west from Keighley, and 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.

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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