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Diggle, Oldham

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Diggle, Oldham

Diggle is a village within the Saddleworth parish of the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham, in Greater Manchester, England. The village is situated on the moorlands of the Pennine hills. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, it is located at one end of the recently restored Standedge Canal Tunnel, Britain's longest, deepest and highest canal tunnel. The Diggle Hotel can be found close to the end of the tunnel.
Post townOLDHAM
Administrative CountyOldham
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE0008
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

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

Diggle, hamlet with ry. sta., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, l0¾ miles SW. of Huddersfield; in vicinity is the eminence of Diggle Edge.

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