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Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BRADFORD
Postcode district BD12
Dialling code 01274
Police West Yorkshire
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YorkshireCoordinates: 53°45′29″N 1°44′20″W / 53.758°N 1.739°W / 53.758; -1.739

Oakenshaw is a village near Cleckheaton in the City of Bradford metropolitan district and Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England.

The Oakenshaw Cross, Wyke Lane, Oakenshaw - - 548973
Oakenshaw Cross, in Wyke Lane, in August 2007.

It is situated 4 miles (6.4 km) to the south of Bradford, close to the M606 motorway and junction 26 of the M62.

The village is in both the Bradford and the Kirklees Metropolitan districts, but the whole village has a Bradford postcode, post town, and the 01274 phone number prefix. Victoria Park and the cricket ground, home of Woodlands Cricket Club, are in Bradford and St. Andrew's Church (with the M606 behind it) is in Kirklees.

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