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Sefton, Sefton

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Sefton, Sefton

Sefton is a village and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton in Merseyside, England. Located to the south west of Maghull and to the north east of Great Crosby, it is on the flood plain of the River Alt. The village is bisected by the B5422, Brickwall Lane, which cuts also through the site of the moat of Sefton Old Hall, a recognised National Monument. At the 2001 Census the population was recorded as 772.
Administrative CountySefton
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD3501
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code0151
Population772 (2001 Census)

Other names by which Sefton, Sefton has been known in the past

Sephton ~ Sextone

Sefton, Sefton in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Sefton (or Sephton), par. and township with ry. sta., SW. Lancashire - par. (containing Great Crosby), 12,688 ac., pop. 19,707; township, 1234 ac., pop. 382; the sta. is 6 miles N. of Liverpool. The Liverpool racecourse is here. The par. gives title to the Earl of Sefton.

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