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Hollingworth, Tameside

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Hollingworth, Tameside

Hollingworth is a village within the Metropolitan Borough of Tameside, in Greater Manchester, England. It is about twelve miles (19 km) east of Manchester on the Derbyshire border near Glossop. It is the name of a family who owned much of the surrounding area from before the time of the Norman conquest.
Post townHYDE
Administrative CountyTameside
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSK0096
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
Population1,505 (2001 Census)

Other names by which Hollingworth, Tameside has been known in the past


Hollingworth, Tameside in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Hollingworth.-- township, Mottram in Longden Dale par., E. Cheshire, 3½ miles E. of Stalybridge, 2086 ac. (42 water), pop. 2658; P.O.; has cotton-mills and print-works.

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