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Denshaw, Oldham

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Denshaw, Oldham

Denshaw is a village in Saddleworth—a civil parish of the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham, in Greater Manchester, England. It lies by the source of the River Tame, high amongst the Pennines above the village of Delph, 4.6 miles northeast of Oldham, and 3.3 miles north-northwest of Uppermill. It has a population of around 500. Historically a part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, Denshaw and its surroundings have provided archaeological evidence of Stone and Bronze Age activity in the area.
Post townOLDHAM
Administrative CountyOldham
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSD9710
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 code01457

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

Denshaw, eccl. dist., Rochdale par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, pop. 1279.

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