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Ripponden, Calderdale

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Ripponden, Calderdale

Ripponden is a village and civil parish within the Metropolitan Borough of Calderdale, in West Yorkshire, England, near Halifax, on the River Ryburn. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, it is the site of a Roman settlement, and there is a Roman Road over nearby Blackstone Edge, a rocky ridge of Millstone Grit. It has a population of 6,412. Ripponden is the main settlement in a small group of villages; Barkisland, Ripponden, Rishworth and Soyland.
Administrative CountyCalderdale
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE0319
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01422
Population6,412 (2001)

Ripponden, Calderdale in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Ripponden, eccl. dist. and ry. sta., Halifax par., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 5½ miles SW. of Halifax, pop. 4385; P.O., T.O.; has papermills.

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