Scholes, Leeds


Scholes, Leeds

Scholes is a village between Leeds and Barwick-in-Elmet, West Yorkshire, England. It is part of the parish of Barwick in Elmet and Scholes. It is sometimes known as Scholes-in-Elmet to distinguish it from the Scholes, Holme Valley and Scholes, Cleckheaton in Kirklees, West Yorkshire, by analogy with Barwick-in-Elmet and Sherburn-in-Elmet. There is also a Scholes near Oakworth, West Yorkshire. For others see Scholes.

Its name is a plural of Old Norse "skáli" = "temporary shed".

Comparison

Scholes lies in the LS15 postcode area. Here is a population breakdown of the postcode area in comparison with the UK population.

External links

* [http://www.scholesfamily.co.uk/scholes/villages.htm A site showing places in the UK called Scholes (Scholes-in-Elmet is at the top of the page)]
* - Scholes was in this parish


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Scholes — Scholes(/skowlz/ or /šowlz/) could refer to the following places:United Kingdom:* Scholes, Greater Manchester * Scholes, South Yorkshire * Scholes, Cleckheaton, Kirklees, West Yorkshire * Scholes, Holme Valley, Kirklees, West Yorkshire * Scholes …   Wikipedia

  • Scholes, Holme Valley — Scholes is a Pennine hilltop village, situated 1 mile (2 km) to the southeast and above Holmfirth, 7 miles (11 km) southwest of Huddersfield, in the Holme Valley of West Yorkshire, England. It had a population of 1,925 in the 2001 census. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Scholes, Cleckheaton — Scholes is a village near Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, England.The village is 8 km (5 miles) south of Bradford between Wyke and Cleckheaton near to the M62 motorway.The village was originally known as Scales and was a hamlet in the township of… …   Wikipedia

  • Leeds Country Way — Infobox Hiking trail Name=Leeds Country Way Photo=Leedscountryway.jpg Caption=LCW waymarker near Wike Location=Leeds, West Yorkshire. England Length=62 miles (99 km) Start/End Points= Circular walk, accessible by bus or train at many points… …   Wikipedia

  • Transport in Leeds — Leeds has strong transport links nationally, with the UK s busiest railway station outside Londonfact|date=August 2008, road connections via the A1(M) Motorway, M1 motorway and M62 motorway, as well as the nearby Leeds Bradford International… …   Wikipedia

  • Paul Scholes — Scholes im Dress von Manchester United (2008) Spielerinformationen Geburtstag 16. November 1974 Geburtsort Salford, England …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Percy Scholes — Percy Alfred Scholes (1877 ndash;1958) was an English musician, journalist and prolific writer, whose best known achievement was his compilation of the first edition of The Oxford Companion to Music . His 1948 biography The Great Dr Burney was… …   Wikipedia

  • City of Leeds — For the local government district in existence from 1835 to 1974, see County Borough of Leeds. City of Leeds   City Metropolitan borough   …   Wikipedia

  • Barwick in Elmet and Scholes — is a civil parish in the City of Leeds metropolitan borough in West Yorkshire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 5,120. The parish includes Barwick in Elmet and Scholes, situated in the north eastern part of the borough …   Wikipedia

  • List of places in Yorkshire — This is a list of cities, towns and villages in the historic English county of Yorkshire. See the list of places in England for places in other counties.See:List of civil parishes in the East Riding of Yorkshire, :List of civil parishes in North… …   Wikipedia


We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.