Parish Church of St Matthew - tower
|Population||11,618 (Ward.Northowram and Shelf.2011)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
The village was documented in the 19th century as being in the parish of Halifax, 2½ miles north-east of Halifax and 6½ miles from Bradford. Its population at that point was 6,841 and Northowram Hall was the seat of J.F. Dyson, Esq. The ward is now called Northowram and Shelf. The population at the 2011 Census was 11,618.
The village has three churches: St Matthew's Church of England parish church, a Methodist church, and a Heywood United Reformed Church. St Matthew's is a Grade II listed building which is constructed of snecked local sandstone with a graded stone-slate roof. In addition, the village today[when?] has 21 shops and one school, Northowram Primary School.
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