Luddenden is a district of Calderdale west of Halifax on the river Ludd. The village lies partly in the townships of Midgley and Warley.
The name uses the elements Ludd, ing and dene, and means clearing in the Ludd valley, or valley of the loud stream and refers to the Luddenden Brook.
The spellings Ludingdene, Luddington and Luddyngden are found.
The community is first mentioned in 1284.
In 1375, a corn mill was moved from Warley to exploit the Luddenden Brook. With the introduction of water power, many textile mills were established in the district.
The place is mentioned in the Weavers' Rhyme
Pronunciation: The stress falls on the first syllable, and both the remaining syllables have the neutral schwa vowel: lud-ən-dən
|Some sites, sights and other entries for Luddenden|
Abbey, Luddenden Apple House, Luddenden Baht meat week Beauvoir Engineering Bilton Pier, Luddenden Dean Bridge, Luddenden Broadfold House, Luddenden Carr Well, Luddenden Castle Carr, Luddenden Dean Catherine House Bridge, Luddenden Dean Catty Well Beck, Luddenden Church Hill, Luddenden Clough Cottage, Luddenden Dean Copperas House, Luddenden Dean House Farm, Luddenden Dean House Wood, Luddenden Dean House, Luddenden Dimmin Dale Far Broad Fold, Luddenden Foresters' Arms, Luddenden Glen Royd, Luddenden Granby, Luddenden Greystones, Luddenden Haven, Luddenden Heble Bridge, Luddenden Dean Herrebothlegh, Luddenden High Lee, Luddenden Higher Oldfield Farm, Luddenden Hollins Lodge, Luddenden The Hollins&44; Luddendenfoot Hulmehouse, Luddenden Ive House, Warley Jerusalem Farm, Luddenden Lane House, Luddenden Limers' Gate, Luddenden Load Clough, Luddenden Lockups, Luddenden Lord Nelson, Luddenden Low Bridge, Luddenden Dean Lowe Farm, Luddenden Dean Ludd brook Luddenden & Midgley War Memorial Luddenden Bridge Luddenden Brook Luddenden Burial Board Luddenden Church Bridge Luddenden Church of England Primary School Luddenden Circulating Library Luddenden clock Luddenden Clothing Factory, Halifax Luddenden Co-operative Society
Luddenden Cross Luddenden Dean Luddenden Dean Spa Luddenden Dean Wesleyan Chapel Luddenden Dene Church of England (VC) J, I & N School Luddenden Gas Company Luddenden Junior School Luddenden Mechanics Institute Luddenden Mills Luddenden National School Luddenden Non-Provided Schools Luddenden Old Band Luddenden Post Office Luddenden Prosecution Society Luddenden Reading Society Luddenden Saga Luddenden School Pierrot Troupe Luddenden Valley Railway Luddenden Wesleyan Sunday School Luddenden Working Men's Club Luddenden, Luddendenfoot & Midgley Joint Hospital Midgley & Luddenden Valley Methodist Church Mill Field Ends, Luddenden Mill House, Luddenden Murgatroyd's Arms, Luddenden Murgatroyd tomb, Luddenden New Box House, Luddenden New Bridge, Luddenden Dean Newhouse, Luddenden Nibble & Clink Dam, Luddenden Ogden spindles Old Smithy, Luddenden Peel House, Luddenden Pin Hill Top, Luddenden Naylor Pollard Red Lion, Luddenden Riding Bridge, Luddenden Riding Head, Luddenden Struglar's Hall, Luddenden Temperance Hotel, Luddenden Travellers' Rest, Luddenden Upper Mytholm Farm, Luddenden Wade Bridge, Luddenden Wade Wood Reservoir, Luddenden Wade Wood, Luddenden White Swan, Luddenden Wolf, Luddenden Woodlands, Luddenden The Dearden family
|Beerhouses & Pubs in Luddenden|
Several beerhouses and public houses have been recorded in and around Luddenden, including
Malcolm Bull 2017 /
Revised 17:59 on 7th October 2017 / mml94 / 13