Rakewood is located in the county of Greater Manchester, North West England, one mile south of the town of Littleborough, three miles east of the major town of Rochdale, 155 miles north of Cardiff, 167 miles south of Edinburgh, and 167 miles north-west of London. Rakewood lies two miles south-west of the West Yorkshire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Rakewood falls within the metropolitan district council of Rochdale. It is in the OL15 postcode district. The post town for Rakewood is Littleborough.
Rakewood is in the ceremonial county of Greater Manchester, and the historic county of Lancashire.
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Rakewood is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Greater Manchester, and towards the easternmost extremity of Greater Manchester.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Rakewood is OL15 0AW.
Rakewood is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the OL15 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the OL15 postcode district.
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The post town for Rakewood is Littleborough. Rakewood is in the OL15 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Littleborough.
The centre of Rakewood is located at position 53.62578° latitude and -2.08561° longitude.
The centre of Rakewood is located at the grid reference easting 394435 and northing 414364 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Rakewood relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Rakewood to the centre of the town.
Position of Rakewood relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Rakewood to the centre of the city.