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Farsley is a town in the City of Leeds metropolitan borough, West Yorkshire, England 6 miles to the west of Leeds city centre, and 4 miles east of Bradford. Farsley could be considered a commuter town as it is situated between the two cities. It was formerly in the municipal borough of nearby Pudsey and is part of the City of Leeds Ward of Calverley and Farsley which also includes the estate of Swinnow and some northern parts of Pudsey.It is mentioned in the 1086 Domesday Book as Ferselleia. During the industrial revolution Farsley was a centre for wool processing as there were a number of mills in the area. Farsley is just off the main road between Leeds and Bradford and just off the A6110 Leeds outer ring road. New Pudsey railway station is between Farsley and Pudsey providing train services towards Leeds, Bradford, Manchester Victoria and Blackpool.
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