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Brighouse (England)

LC control no.n 88278972
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Geographic headingBrighouse (England)
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Geographic subdivision usageEngland--Brighouse
Variant(s)Borough of Brighouse (England)
Brighouse, Eng.
Associated countryGreat Britain England
Associated placeWest Yorkshire (England) West Riding of Yorkshire (England) Calderdale (England)
Found inGeographia Ltd. Geographia Halifax, c1988: map recto (Brighouse)
LC database, 2-13-89 (hdg.: Brighouse, Eng.)
Barth. gaz. places Brit., 1986 (Brighouse, W. Yorks., tn.)
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (ppl; 53°42ʹ00ʺN 001°47ʹ00ʺW)
Wikipedia, viewed 23 Oct. 2014 (Brighouse; a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Calderdale, in West Yorkshire, England; historically within the West Riding of Yorkshire; it is situated on the River Calder, 4 miles (6.4 km) east of Halifax in the Pennines; the name Brighouse (or "Bridge House") originates from a building on (or close to) the bridge over the River Calder; historically part of the township of Hipperholme with Brighouse in the large ancient parish of Halifax; the township became a civil parish in 1866, but was abolished in 1894 and divided, and Brighouse became a Municipal Borough (and civil parish); Brighouse borough and civil parish was abolished in 1974 when it became part of Calderdale Metropolitan Borough)
Geographic area codee-uk-en