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Dobcross, Oldham

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Dobcross, Oldham

Dobcross is a village in Saddleworth—a civil parish of the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham, and since 1974 part of the administrative county Greater Manchester, England. It is located in a valley in the South Pennines, along the course of the River Tame and the Huddersfield Narrow Canal, 4.2 miles east-northeast of Oldham and 13 miles west-southwest of Huddersfield.
Post townOLDHAM
Administrative CountyOldham
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSD9906
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

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

Dobcross, town, Rochdale par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 6½ miles NE. of Ashton-under-Lyne, pop. 2638; P.O., T.O, 1 Bank; contains Diggle Paper Mill.

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