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Southowram, Calderdale

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Southowram, Calderdale

Southowram is a village in Calderdale, West Yorkshire, England that stands on the hill top to the east of Halifax, on the south side of Shibden valley. It is a small Pennine village with outlying regions of Bank Top, Brookfoot and Siddal. Northowram stands on the northern side of the valley and is roughly equidistant from Halifax and Brighouse.
Post townHALIFAX
Administrative CountyCalderdale
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE1123
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

Other names by which Southowram, Calderdale has been known in the past

Owram ~ Owram South ~ South Owram

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

Southowram, town and township, Halifax par., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire - township (partly in bor. of Halifax), 2546 ac., pop. 8813; town, pop. 3036; P.O., T.O.; is a local government district, and carries on stone quarrying, coal mining, and woollen mfrs.

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