The community of Siddal is a district of Calderdale to the south-east of Halifax.
It is often considered to be a part of Southowram.
In 1850, Siddal consisted of a few farms and hamlets scattered between Whitegate in the north and Exley in the south.
The village emerged in the late 1890s when most of the housing, Siddal School and the Parish Church of St Mark were built.
Siddal School was opened on 12th July 1875.
In 1972, there was considerable damage to property after a landslide from a disused clay mine swept down the hill.
The name is probably Old English and derived from side and haugh meaning a wide hill slope, or wide meadow – or corner.
Pronunciation: The name is pronounced siddle with the stress on the first syllable and rhyming with griddle
The parish of St Mark's Church, Siddal today extends along the steep sides of the Hebble Valley from Stoney Royd in the north to Exley in the south. Above it in the east is the open countryside of Southowram, and in the west the area of Salterhebble and Huddersfield Road.
The surname Siddal probably originates in Lancashire.
|Some sites, sights and other entries for Siddal|
All Saints' School, Siddal Back Hall Royd Farm, Siddal Back o' t' Moon Farm, Siddal Backhold Royd Farm, Siddal Cinderhills Fireclay Works, Siddal Cinderhills Clipster Hall, Siddal Copperas House, Siddal Copperas Works, Siddal Cross Keys, Siddal Elba House, Siddal Far Siddal Hall Farrar Mill Lane Aqueduct, Siddal Hard Bed Pit, Siddal Hardcastle Buildings, Siddal Holly Bank, Siddal Kensington Works, Siddal Lower Clipster Hall, Siddal Lower Exley Farm, Siddal Lower Siddal Hall Mount House, Siddal Navigation, Salterhebble Old Siddal Hall Penniwell Hill, Siddal Providence Chemical Works, Siddal Rose & Crown, Siddal Rosemary Farm, Siddal Rosemary Hill, Siddal
Saint Mark's Parish Church, Siddal Saint Mark's Sunday School, Siddal Saint Mark's Vicarage, Siddal Siddal Board School Siddal Bowling Green Siddal Brickworks Siddal Brotherhood Institute Siddal Co-Op Siddal Co-operative Store Siddal Evening School Siddal Hall Siddal Halls Siddal Junior School Siddal Lane Chemical Works Siddal Library Siddal Mission Room Siddal Place, Siddal Siddal Post Office Siddal Pottery Siddal Primary School Siddal Recreation Ground Siddal Rugby League Club Siddal School Siddal Tavern Siddal Victoria Club Siddal Wells Siddal Wells Mine, Southowram Siddal Wesleyan Methodist Church Siddal Wesleyan Methodist Sunday School Soft Bed Pit, Siddal Stoney Brow Farm, Siddal Upper Siddal Hall White Gate Brickworks, Siddal Whitegate Board School, Siddal Whitegate, Siddal Zion Strict Baptist Church, Siddal
|Beerhouses & Pubs in Siddal|
Several beerhouses and public houses have been recorded in and around Siddal, including
See Exley and Pubs in Exley
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