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Littleborough, Rochdale

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Littleborough, Rochdale

Littleborough is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale, in Greater Manchester, England. It is located in the upper Roch Valley by the foothills of the South Pennines, 3 miles northeast of Rochdale and 12.6 miles north-northeast of Manchester; Milnrow and the M62 motorway are to the south, and the rural uplands of Blackstone Edge are to the east. In 2001, Littleborough and its suburbs of Calderbrook, Shore, and Smithy Bridge, had a population of 13,807.
Administrative CountyRochdale
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD9316
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01706
Population13,807 (2001 Census)

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

Littleborough.-- town with ry. sta., Rochdale par., SE. Lancashire, on river Roch and Rochdale Canal, 3½ miles NE. of Rochdale - pop. 10,406; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks; shares in the manufacturing industries of Rochdale, of which town it is practically a suburb. Littleborough is a local government district.

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