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Great Altcar, Lancashire

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Great Altcar, Lancashire

Great Altcar is a village and civil parish in West Lancashire, England, close to Formby on the West Lancashire Coastal Plain. The name Altcar is Norse meaning "marsh by the Alt". The church of St Michael and All Angels is a timber framed structure dating from 1879. The area is now intensively farmed. An area called The Moss is situated to the north, and is characterized by drainage dykes.
DistrictWest Lancashire
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD3206
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01704

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