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Great Eccleston, Lancashire

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Great Eccleston, Lancashire

Great Eccleston is a village and civil parish in the English county of Lancashire, situated on a coastal plain called the Fylde. The village lies to the south of the River Wyre and the A586 road, approximately 10 miles upstream from the port of Fleetwood. At the 2001 United Kingdom census, the parish had a population of 1,473. Great Eccleston is part of Wyre district and is in the parliamentary constituency of Wyre and Preston North.
DistrictWyre
Post townPRESTON
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD4240
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01995
Population1,473 (2001 Census)
 

Other names by which Great Eccleston, Lancashire has been known in the past

Eccleston ~ Eccleston Great

Great Eccleston, Lancashire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Eccleston, Great, township, St Michael-on-Wyre par., N. Lancashire, 5½ miles SW. of Garstang, 1460 ac., pop. 628; P.O., T.O.

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