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Rastrick, Calderdale

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Rastrick, Calderdale

Rastrick is a village in the county of West Yorkshire, England, near Halifax. It is perhaps best known for its association, along with its neighbour Brighouse, with the Brighouse and Rastrick Brass Band. Along with Brighouse, it is part of Calderdale, but shares a Huddersfield postcode and phone number. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, the village is on an incline facing north-east, the Parish Church, is vertically in the middle.
Administrative CountyCalderdale
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE1321
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 code01484

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

Rastrick, town and township, Halifax par., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river Calder, 3½ miles N. of Huddersfield and 5 miles SE. of Halifax, 1371 ac., pop. 8039; P.O., T.O.; has cotton and woollen mfrs. and stone quarries; near the town is R. House, seat.

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