Luddendenfoot

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Luddendenfoot
Luddendenfoot is located in West Yorkshire
Luddendenfoot
Luddendenfoot
 Luddendenfoot shown within West Yorkshire
Population 2,233 (2001)
OS grid reference SE041246
Metropolitan borough Calderdale
Metropolitan county West Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HALIFAX
Postcode district HX2
Police West Yorkshire
Fire West Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire

Coordinates: 53°43′04″N 1°56′17″W / 53.717797°N 1.938139°W / 53.717797; -1.938139

Luddendenfoot or Luddenden Foot is a community in Calderdale, West Yorkshire, England. It lies along the Upper Calder Valley below the village of Luddenden, between Sowerby Bridge and Mytholmroyd

History[edit]

Between 1840 and 1962 the village was served by Luddendenfoot railway station.

Government[edit]

The settlement is part of the Luddendenfoot ward of the Metropolitan borough of Calderdale, part of the Metropolitan county of West Yorkshire.[1]

Education[edit]

There is a primary school called Luddendenfoot Academy, formerly Luddendenfoot Junior and Infant school.

Cultural reference and notable people[edit]

  • Luddendenfoot is the subject of a poem by Simon Armitage, in which he comments on the rumoured pagan practices of the town.
  • The actor Peter Alexander, who starred in Emmerdale Farm and numerous pantomimes in Yorkshire, lives here.

Luddenden was also used as the exterior funeral parlour for the then great yorkshire televisions "In loving memory"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Luddendenfoot". 2010. Retrieved 20 January 2014. 

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