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Milnrow, Rochdale

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Milnrow, Rochdale

Milnrow (pop. 12,500) is a suburban town within the Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale, in Greater Manchester, England. It lies on the River Beal at the foothills of the South Pennines, and forms a continuous urban area with Rochdale. It is 1.9 miles east of Rochdale's town centre, 10.4 miles north-northeast of the city of Manchester, and spans across urban, suburban and rural locations—from Windy Hill in the east through to the Rochdale Canal in the west.
Post townROCHDALE
Administrative CountyRochdale
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD9212
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01706
Population12,541 (2001 Census)
 

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

Milnrow, town and ry. sta., in par. and on SE. side of Rochdale, SE. Lancashire, 5264 ac., pop. 7013; P.O., T.O.; John Collier ("Tim Bobbin"), author of poems in the Lancashire dialect, was long schoolmaster.

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