Friezland

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Friezland
Christ Church, Frizeland, Grasscroft.jpg
Christ Church, Friezland
Friezland is located in Greater Manchester
Friezland
Friezland
Location within Greater Manchester
OS grid referenceSD984042
Civil parish
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townOLDHAM
Postcode districtOL3
Dialling code01457
PoliceGreater Manchester
FireGreater Manchester
AmbulanceNorth West
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Greater Manchester
53°32′06″N 2°01′23″W / 53.535°N 2.023°W / 53.535; -2.023Coordinates: 53°32′06″N 2°01′23″W / 53.535°N 2.023°W / 53.535; -2.023

Friezland is a village in Saddleworth, in the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham, Greater Manchester, England. It is situated four miles east of the town of Oldham.

Historically a part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, Friezland lies between the village of Grasscroft and nearby town of Mossley. Friezland is situated on the banks of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal, and has a church, a church hall and a primary school. It is also the original home of Friezland Brass Band [1]. The band has now set up a base in neighbouring village Uppermill, Saddleworth.

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