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
Location within Greater Manchester
OS grid referenceSD927150
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtOL15
Dialling code01706
PoliceGreater Manchester
FireGreater Manchester
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
Greater Manchester
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]

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