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Burscough, Lancashire

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Burscough, Lancashire

Burscough /ˈbɜrrskoʊ/ is a large village and civil parish within West Lancashire in North West England, to the north of both Ormskirk and Skelmersdale. The parish also includes the hamlet of Tarlscough and the Martin Mere Wetland Centre.
DistrictWest Lancashire
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD4310
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01704
Population(2001 Census)

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

Burscough, township and vil. with ry. sta. (B. Junction), Ormskirk par., SW. Lancashire, 3½ miles N. of Ormskirk, 4960 ac., pop. 2290; has cotton mfrs.; 1 mile S. of vil. are remains of a priory, long the burial-place of the Stanleys; partly in the township is Burscough Bridge, eccl. dist. and ry. sta., pop. 3596; P.O.

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