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Rufford, Lancashire

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Rufford, Lancashire

Rufford is a village in West Lancashire, England. It lies at a point where the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Rufford Branch), the Liverpool, Ormskirk and Preston Railway, the A59 (Liverpool to Preston road) and the River Douglas all meet. Rufford is also a civil parish, which includes the neighbouring village of Holmeswood. In 2001 the parish had a population of 2,048.
DistrictWest Lancashire
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD4515
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01704

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

Rufford.-- par. and vil. with ry. sta., SW. Lancashire, on river Douglas, 5½ m. NE. of Ormskirk, 3120 ac., pop. 905; P.O.; near vil. is Rufford Hall, seat.

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