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Wardle, Rochdale

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Wardle, Rochdale

Wardle (pop. 7,092) is a village within the Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale, in Greater Manchester, England. It lies amongst the foothills of the South Pennines, 1.8 miles east-southeast of Whitworth, 2.5 miles north-northwest of Rochdale and 12 miles north-northeast of the city of Manchester. Historically a part of Lancashire, Wardle and its surroundings have provided archaeological evidence of Mesolithic activity in the area.
Administrative CountyRochdale
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD9116
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 code01706

Wardle, Rochdale in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Wardle, eccl. dist., Rochdale par., SE. Lancashire, on NE. side of Kochdale, pop. 2206; P.O. See Wuerdle with Wardle.

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