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South Shore, Blackpool

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South Shore, Blackpool

South Shore is the southern coastal area of Blackpool, an English seaside resort in the county of Lancashire. It has a large local community and a number of tourist attractions. Blackpool Pleasure Beach is in the heart of South Shore. Developed from a gypsy camp, the amusement park's first building was constructed in 1904. The area is also home to South Pier. The Blackpool Tramway runs along the seaward side of the promenade to its terminus at Starr Gate.
Administrative CountyBlackpool
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD3033
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityLancashire

Other names by which South Shore, Blackpool has been known in the past

Shore ~ Shore South

South Shore, Blackpool in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

South Shore, eccl. dist. and ry. sta., Bispham and Poulton le Fylde pars., Lancashire, on the coast, and forming a S. suburb of Blackpool, pop. 3199; P.O., T.O.

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