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Werneth, Oldham

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Werneth, Oldham

Werneth is an area of Oldham, in Greater Manchester, England. It is 1 mile west-southwest of Oldham's commercial centre and one of Oldham's most ancient localities. It is contiguous with the localities of Westwood, Hollinwood, Hollins and the town of Chadderton. Werneth also includes the area known as Freehold which is located between Werneth Park and Oldham's border with Chadderton at Block Lane.
Post townOLDHAM
Administrative CountyOldham
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD9104
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code0161

Other names by which Werneth, Oldham has been known in the past


Werneth, Oldham in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Werneth, eccl. dist., Prestwich par., SE. Lancashire, on SW. side of Oldham, pop. 10,406.

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