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Cornholme is a village within the Metropolitan Borough of Calderdale, in West Yorkshire, England.[1][2] It lies at the edge of Calderdale, on the boundary with Lancashire, and in the narrow Calder Valley about 2.5 miles (4 km) northwest of Todmorden (where the population is included). The village is close to the A646 Burnley Road.

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Cornholme, 2009
Cornholme is located in West Yorkshire
Location within West Yorkshire
OS grid referenceSD904263
Civil parish
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtOL14
Dialling code01706
PoliceWest Yorkshire
FireWest Yorkshire
EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
53°43′59″N 2°08′49″W / 53.733°N 2.147°W / 53.733; -2.147Coordinates: 53°43′59″N 2°08′49″W / 53.733°N 2.147°W / 53.733; -2.147

Cornholme was historically a part of Lancashire, and falls within the OL postcode area. The former principal industries of most of the Upper Calder Valley being cotton weaving and the manufacture of textile accessories such as shuttles and bobbins. The village became part of the West Riding of Yorkshire on 1 January 1888 and part of the Borough of Todmorden, within the West Riding, on 2 June 1896.

The Gem was once a cinema. There are no cinemas in Cornholme today.

Cornholme is the location of a number of scenes in the 2004 film My Summer of Love.

Famous ResidentsEdit


  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 103 Blackburn & Burnley (Clitheroe & Skipton) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2009. ISBN 9780319231548.
  2. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2016.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Cornholme at Wikimedia Commons