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Delph, Oldham

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Delph, Oldham

Delph is a village in the Saddleworth civil parish of the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham, in Greater Manchester, England. Historically within the West Riding of Yorkshire, it lies amongst the Pennines on the River Tame below the village of Denshaw, 4.0 miles east-northeast of Oldham, and 1.8 miles north-northwest of Uppermill. On Friday 7 April 1780 John Wesley visited the town and preached in a house owned by one of the trustees of the Independent Church.
Post townOLDHAM
Administrative CountyOldham
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSD9807
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
Population1,899 [citation needed]

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

Delph, vil. and ry. terminus, Rochdale par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 6 miles NE. of Ashton under Lyno; P.O., T.O.; in vicinity is Delph Lodge.

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