Cornholme

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Coordinates: 53°43′59″N 2°08′49″W / 53.733°N 2.147°W / 53.733; -2.147

Cornholme
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Cornholme, 2009
Cornholme is located in West Yorkshire
Cornholme
Cornholme
 Cornholme shown within West Yorkshire
OS grid reference SD904263
Civil parish Todmorden
Metropolitan borough Calderdale
Metropolitan county West Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town TODMORDEN
Postcode district OL14
Dialling code 01706
Police West Yorkshire
Fire West Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Calder Valley
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Cornholme is a village within the Metropolitan Borough of Calderdale, in West Yorkshire, England. It lies at the edge of Calderdale, on the boundary with Lancashire, and in the narrow Calder Valley about 2.5 miles (4 km) northwest of Todmorden. The village is close to the A646 Burnley Road.

Cornholme was historically a part of Lancashire (reflected in the town's Oldham postcode), the former principal industries of most of the Upper Calder Valley being cotton weaving and the manufacture of textile accessories such as shuttles and bobbins. The village became part of the West Riding of Yorkshire on 1 January 1888 and part of the Borough of Todmorden, within the West Riding, on 2 June 1896.

The Gem, whose name lives on in an electrical goods store, was once a cinema. There are no cinemas in Cornholme today.

Cornholme is the location of a number of scenes in the 2004 film 'My Summer of Love'.

Picture Archives of the Cornholme area and the school can be found at the following addresses

Todmorden History

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Media related to Cornholme at Wikimedia Commons