Shibden

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Coordinates: 53°43′35″N 1°50′19″W / 53.726324°N 1.838612°W / 53.726324; -1.838612

Shibden
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Shibden Hall
Shibden is located in West Yorkshire
Shibden
Shibden
 Shibden shown within West Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE107255
Metropolitan borough Calderdale
Metropolitan county West Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HALIFAX
Postcode district HX3
Police West Yorkshire
Fire West Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
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Shibden is a village in the county of West Yorkshire, England, east of Halifax. The name of the Shibden valley comes from scepe dene meaning " sheep valley". The area was heavily involved in wool production.

Scout Hall, built in 1681, and Shibden Hall built in the 15th century,[1] are the main attractions, as well as the 'West Yorkshire Folk Museum'.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Emery pp726

References[edit]

  • Emery, Anthony (2006) Greater Medieval Houses of England and Wales, 1300-1500: Southern England V3 Cambridge University Press ISBN 978-0-521-58132-5

External links[edit]

Media related to Shibden at Wikimedia Commons