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Dewsbury is a minster town in the Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees, in West Yorkshire, England. It is to the west of Wakefield, east of Huddersfield and south of Leeds. It lies by the River Calder and an arm of the Calder and Hebble Navigation. Historically a part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, after undergoing a period of major growth in the 19th century as a mill town, Dewsbury went through a period of decline. More recently there has been redevelopment of derelict mills into flats, and regenerating of city areas.

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Map of Dewsbury with its 69 textile mills (Textile mill icon).

Ortofotographic map


Aerial photographic view of Dewsbury, West Yorkshire.

Towns near Dewsbury.

Nearest industrial towns.

Towns with historical textile mills near Dewsbury.

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