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Survey of English Place-Names

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Parish in the County of West Riding of Yorkshire


Rothwell is now an urban district and includes the old township of Methley (125supra ) and the townships of Oulton (141infra ) and Rothwell; Lofthouse is a separate civil parish in the Urban District of Rothwell and includes Lofthouse and Thorpe on the Hill (149infra ); Middleton township (139infra ) is now in the City Borough of Leeds (v. pt. iv infra ).

Major Settlements

Other places in this Parish

Other OS name