Colden is a district of Calderdale west of Heptonstall.

The name is recorded as Coldenynge [1439], Coldenstokkbridge [1514], Colden [1541], and Colden Banck [1575].

The name may mean coal valley, cold valley, place where charcoal was burnt, charcoal valley, or valley with a bridge – see Hebble, Valley.

The Great House at Colden is mentioned in 1439.

The stone slab bridge is dated to 1???, and lies along the Calderdale Way and the Pennine Way.

There were a mediæval manorial corn mill, woollen mills, and cotton mills along Colden Water here.

Some sites, sights and other entries for Colden

Arvon Foundation, Colden

Bob Mill, Lower Colden
Broadstone Baptist Church, Colden
Broadstone, Heptonstall

Colden Company Limited
Colden Junior & Infant School
Colden Manufacturing Company Limited
Colden Mechanics' Institute
Colden Water
Colden Wesleyan Chapel
Colden Wesleyan School

Egypt Farm, Colden

Great House, Colden

Hebble Hole Bridge, Colden
High Gate House, Colden
High Lumb Mill, Colden
Hudson Fold Hall, Colden

Lady Willy's Tea Rooms
Land Mill, Colden
Land, Colden
Less Colden Farm, Heptonstall

Little Lear Ings, Colden
Lower Lumb Mill, Colden

May's Farm Shop, Colden
Milking Bridge, Colden

New Delight, Colden
Noah Dale Dam, Colden
Noah Dale, Colden

Pad Laithe, Colden

Rodmer Clough Mill, Colden
Rodmer Clough, Colden

Salt Pie, Colden
Savile Mill, Colden
School Land Farm, Colden
Spink House, Colden
Spinks House, Colden
Sportsman, Hebden Bridge
Strines bridge
Sutcliffe's Restaurant, Heptonstall

Whittaker Dyke Bridge, Colden

Colden Restaurant

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