Smithy Bridge

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Smithy Bridge
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Smithy Bridge
Smithy Bridge is located in Greater Manchester
Smithy Bridge
Smithy Bridge
Smithy Bridge shown within Greater Manchester
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53°37′55″N 2°06′32″W / 53.632°N 2.109°W / 53.632; -2.109Coordinates: 53°37′55″N 2°06′32″W / 53.632°N 2.109°W / 53.632; -2.109

Smithy Bridge is a suburb of Littleborough within the Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale, in Greater Manchester, England. Hollingworth Lake Country Park is close by. It also has a link to the Rochdale Canal and has its own railway station. It was once a route on the packhorse trip through to Yorkshire.

Smithy Bridge was formerly a part of Butterworth.[1]


  1. ^ "Greater Manchester Gazetteer". Greater Manchester County Record Office. Places names - S. Archived from the original on 18 July 2011. Retrieved 9 July 2007.