Parish Church of St Matthew - tower
|Population||11,618 (Ward.Northowram and Shelf.2011)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||Yorkshire and the Humber|
The village was documented in the 19th century as being in the parish of Halifax, 2½ miles north-east of Halifax and 6½ miles from Bradford. Its population at that point was 6,841 and Northowram Hall was the seat of J.F. Dyson, Esq.[who?] The ward is now called Northowram and Shelf. The population at the 2011 Census was 11,618.
The village has three churches: St Matthew's Church of England parish church, a Methodist church, and a Heywood United Reformed Church. St Matthew's is a Grade II listed building which is constructed of snecked local sandstone with a graded stone-slate roof. In addition, the village today has 21 shops and one school, Northowram Primary School.
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