Ogden, West Yorkshire

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The Golden Fleece public house
Ogden is located in West Yorkshire
Location within West Yorkshire
OS grid referenceSE070309
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHALIFAX
Postcode districtHX2
PoliceWest Yorkshire
FireWest Yorkshire
EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
List of places
53°46′29″N 1°53′41″W / 53.774598°N 1.894827°W / 53.774598; -1.894827Coordinates: 53°46′29″N 1°53′41″W / 53.774598°N 1.894827°W / 53.774598; -1.894827

Ogden in West Yorkshire, England, is a small hamlet 5.0 miles (8 km) north of Halifax.[1] The hamlet falls within the Calderdale Ward of Illingworth and Mixenden.[2] Its most recognisable landmarks are Ovenden Moor wind farm, which can be seen from as far as 35 miles (56 km) away on a clear day,[3] a golf course, which offers views of the surrounding moorland;[4] and Ogden reservoir, around which are footpaths for visitors to walk and view the local wildlife.[5]

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  1. ^ "104" (Map). Leeds & Bradford (C1 ed.). 1:50,000. Landranger. Ordnance Survey. 2002. ISBN 0-319-22704-9.
  2. ^ "Illingworth and Mixenden Ward". data.gov.uk. Retrieved 22 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Giant turbines to stride out onto Ovenden Moor". Halifax Courier. 31 December 2015. Retrieved 22 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Home Page". halifaxgolfclub.co.uk. Halifax Golf Club. Retrieved 22 November 2016.
  5. ^ "Nature reserves Ogden Water". calderdale.gov.uk. Calderdale Council. Archived from the original on 23 November 2016. Retrieved 22 November 2016.

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