Home

British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » Rochdale » Newhey, Rochdale - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

Newhey, Rochdale

Local area map loading...

Newhey, Rochdale

Newhey is a suburban village in the Milnrow area of the Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale, in Greater Manchester, England. It lies at the foot of the South Pennines, by Junction 21 of the M62 motorway and on the River Beal, 2.7 miles east-southeast of Rochdale, 10.3 miles northeast of Manchester. Historically a part of Lancashire, Newhey was anciently a hamlet within the township of Butterworth. It was described in 1828 as "consisting of several ranges of cottages and two public houses".
Post townROCHDALE
Administrative CountyRochdale
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD9311
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01706
 

Other names by which Newhey, Rochdale has been known in the past

New Hey

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

Newhey, eccl. dist. and vil. with ry. sta. (New Hey), Rochdale par., SE. Lancashire-dist., pop. 2348; vil., 4 miles N. of Oldham; P.O., called New Hey.

Your comments about Newhey, Rochdale

What do you know about Newhey, Rochdale? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus