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Inskip, Lancashire

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Inskip, Lancashire

Inskip is a small village in the Fylde area of Lancashire, England. It is part of the civil parish of Inskip-with-Sowerby. The village is close to the former RNAS Inskip airfield, which site still serves the armed forces as a tri-service communication centre. It is home to one of the Sea Cadet Corps training centres. The hamlet of Inskip Moss Side lies about a mile north and east of the village at grid reference SD452391.
DistrictWyre
Post townPRESTON
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD4637
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01772
Population878 (parish) (2001 census)
 

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

Inskip With Sowerby ~ Inscip

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

Inskip with Sowerby, township, St Michael on Wyre par., N. Lancashire, 9 miles NW. of Preston, 2979 ac., pop. 542.

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