Sowood, West Yorkshire

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Sowood
Sowood.jpg
View over Sowood from Sowood Hill. Part of Stainland, Norland Moor and the wind turbines at Ovenden Moor can be seen.
Sowood is located in West Yorkshire
Sowood
Sowood
Location within West Yorkshire
OS grid referenceSE079184
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHALIFAX
Postcode districtHX4
Dialling code01422
PoliceWest Yorkshire
FireWest Yorkshire
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EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
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53°39′43″N 1°52′51″W / 53.662045°N 1.880791°W / 53.662045; -1.880791Coordinates: 53°39′43″N 1°52′51″W / 53.662045°N 1.880791°W / 53.662045; -1.880791

Sowood is a village in Calderdale, West Yorkshire, England. The village falls within the Greetland and Stainland ward of Calderdale Council. It is 4.5 miles (7.2 km) south of Halifax, 4 miles (6.4 km) north-west of Huddersfield and 2.5 miles (4.0 km) south-west of Elland.

Geography[edit]

Sowood is one of the highest places in Calderdale, standing at 280 metres (920 ft) above sea level. The main road that passes through the village is the B6112, which links the village with Stainland, Greetland, and Outlane. It is very close to the Calderdale and Kirklees district boundary.

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