Colne Valley  West Riding


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Colne Valley like this:

Colne, river, S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire; rises on a moss 3 miles E. of Saddleworth, and flows 14 miles NE. past Huddersfield to the Calder at Cooper Bridge.

Colne Valley through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Colne Valley, in Kirklees and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 23rd March 2018

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