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".


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

External links

* [ A site showing places in the UK called Scholes (Scholes-in-Elmet is at the top of the page)]
* - Scholes was in this parish

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