The township of Norland lies on a plateau above Sowerby Bridge and neighbouring on Barkisland and Greetland.
The area appears in early records as Rishworth-cum-Norland.
The name means northern or north-facing township.
Prehistoric hut circles have been reported on Norland Moor.
On 26th May 1923, the Norland ratepayers voted, by 130 to 106, to join Sowerby Bridge.
The village fête was revived in May 1965.
Pronunciation: The word is pronounced with the stress on the first syllable and with the final syllable having the neutral schwa vowel: nor-lənd
|Some sites, sights and other entries for Norland|
Albion, Norland Belmont Mill, Norland Bents Farm, Norland Bethel Baptist Chapel, Norland Bin Royd, Norland Blue Ball, Norland Butterworth End, Norland Calder Dale Works, Norland Clough Moor Bridge, Norland Doldram Farm, Norland Doldrum, Norland Donkey Bridge, Norland East Longley Farm, Norland Fallingworth Hall, Norland Fielding's Chemical Works, Norland Fields Farm, Norland Foresters' Arms, Norland The Gables, Norland Goose Nest Farm, Norland Goose Nest, Midgley Greenhead Hall, Norland Greenhead House, Norland Harper Royd, Norland Hawks Cliff, Norland Heath Hall, Norland Hobbit, Norland Hollas Farm, Norland Hollas Field, Norland Hollin Well Farm, Norland Hollin Well, Norland Hollyn Well Cottages, Norland Hullen Edge, Norland Illing Hall, Norland Intake Quarry, Norland Kitty Moor, Norland Ladstone Café, Norland Moor Ladstone Rock, Norland Moor Lane Ends Farm, Norland Lane Head, Norland Lane Top Quarry, Norland Little Harper Royd, Norland Longley Farm, Norland Lower Harper Royd, Norland Lower Langley Farm, Norland Lower Spark House, Norland Lower Wat Ing, Norland Middle Harper Royd, Norland Milner Royd, Norland Moorcock, Norland Mount Pleasant Wesleyan Chapel, Norland Mount Zion Primitive Methodist Band of Hope, Norland Mount Zion Primitive Methodist Chapel, Norland Nether Longley, Norland New Longley, Norland New Longley, Norland Nobbut Norland Norland Board of Guardians Norland Brass Band Norland Church of England Junior & Infant School Norland Co-Op Norland Co-operative Stores
The Norland Flyer Norland Hall The Norland Halls Norland Holiday Home Norland Local History Society Norland Lower Hall Norland Memorial Garden Norland Moor Norland Moor Farm Norland Old Hall Norland Overseers of the Poor Norland Parish Council Norland pinfold Norland Post Office Norland Smallpox Hospital Norland Stocks Norland Stream Norland Surveyor of the Highways Norland United Methodist Church Norland United Methodist Church: Graveyard Norland Upper Hall Norland village shop Norland War Memorial Norland Workhouse Norland Working Men's Club Manor of Norland Owl Hall, Norland Pickwood House Farm, Norland Pickwood House, Norland Pickwood Scar, Sowerby Bridge Pinfold Quarries, Norland Primitive Methodist Chapel, Norland Rishworth-cum-Norland Manor of Rishworth-cum-Norland Royal Observer Corps Observation Post, Norland Moor Ryburn Golf Club, Norland Saint Luke's Church, Norland Saint Luke's Non-Provided Schools, Norland Saint Luke's School, Norland Scar Head, Norland Scarecrow Trail Scarr House, Norland Sowerby Croft, Norland Sparkhouse Farm, Norland Stirk Bridge Inn, Norland Sun Longley, Norland Thorny Bank, Norland Town House, Norland Travellers' Rest, Norland Turgate Delf, Norland Turgate Quarry, Norland Upper Butterworth, Norland Upper Harper Royd, Norland Upper Norland Hall Upper Old Hall Farm, Norland Upper Old Hall, Norland Upper Wat Ing, Norland Vale House, Norland Wat Ing, Norland West Bottom Tavern, Norland The Binns family of Norland The Haigh family of Norland The Taylor family of Norland
|Beerhouses & Pubs in Norland|
Several beerhouses and public houses have been recorded in and around Norland, including
See Parish statistics
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Malcolm Bull 2017 /
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