Place:


Luddenden Foot  West Riding

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Luddenden Foot like this:

LUDDENDENFOOT, a village in Luddenden chapelry, Halifax parish, W. R. Yorkshire; on the river Calder, adjacent to the Lancashire and Yorkshire railwvay, 3 ½ miles W by S of Halifax. It has a station on the railway, and a post office under Manchester. A railway 2 miles long, to be called the Luddenden Valley railway, was authorized in 1865 to be constructed from the Lancashire and Yorkshire at Luddendenfoot to Little Holme House.

Luddenden Foot through time

Luddenden Foot is now part of Calderdale district. Click here for graphs and data of how Calderdale has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Luddenden Foot itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Luddenden Foot, in Calderdale and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/743

Date accessed: 16th October 2019


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