infobox UK place
country = England
region= North West England
constituency_westminster= Denton and Reddish
post_town= AUDENSHAW / DENTON
postcode_district = M34
static_image_caption=A view over Audenshaw, with the
Audenshaw Reservoirsand the City of Manchester Stadiumbeyond
Audenshaw is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Tameside in
Greater Manchester, England. Lying close to the city of Manchester, Audenshaw lies south of Ashton-under-Lyne, east of Droylsdenand north of Denton.
Audenshaw lies within the historic county boundaries of
In 1877, part of the original village of Audenshaw was demolished to make way for the three
Notable buildings include the beautiful Ryecroft Hall which was donated to the people of Audenshaw by the local
Member of Parliament, Austin Hopkinsonin 1921, St. Stephen's Church and the Robertson's Jam factory.
There is only one
secondary schoolin Audenshaw - Audenshaw School. However there are several primary schools:
*Aldwyn Primary School
*Hawthorns School and Motor Impaired Resource Base
*Audenshaw Primary School
*Poplar Street Primary School
*St. Anne’s Roman Catholic Primary School
*St. Stephen’s Church of England Primary School
Frank Hampson, creator of Dan Dare.
Albert Ernest Kitson, British geologistand naturalist, was born here in 1868
Dean Schofield, rugby unionplayer for Saleand England.
Eric Evans, rugby union player for Old Aldwinians, Sale and England.
*cite book |first=Mike |last=Nevell |date=1993 |title=Tameside 1700-1930 |publisher=Tameside Metropolitan Borough and University of Manchester, Archaeological Unit |isbn=1-871324-08-4
* [http://www.e-tameside.co.uk e-tameside.co.uk] - Guide to Tameside online
* [http://www.tameside.gov.uk/corpgen/new/audmenu.html The Government Site]
* [http://www.audenshawlocalhistory.org Audenshaw Local History]
* [http://www.audenshaw.demon.co.uk Audenshaw Libraries, a history]
* [http://www.sainthildas.net St Hilda's Church, Audenshaw]
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