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Ovenden, Calderdale

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Ovenden, Calderdale

Ovenden is a village in the county of West Yorkshire, England, located next to Boothtown and Illingworth and about 1 mile from Halifax town centre. Ovenden had a railway station, originally on the Halifax and Ovenden Junction Railway line. The station was closed in 1955. The village's rugby league team, Ovenden RLFC, competes in the National Conference League.
Post townHALIFAX
Administrative CountyCalderdale
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE0727
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

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

Ovenden, town and township with ry. sta., Halifax par., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire - township, partly within the bor. of Halifax, 5350 ac., pop. 12,874; town, on NW. side of Halifax, pop. 7487; P.O.; has worsted mills, ironworks, breweries, and bleaching and dye-works; Ovenden House, seat, is in vicinity.

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