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Longton, Lancashire

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Longton, Lancashire

Longton is a village and civil parish in the west of the borough of South Ribble, Lancashire, England. It is about 4 miles to the south west of Preston. The parish also includes the village of New Longton.
DistrictSouth Ribble
Post townPRESTON
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD4725
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01772
Population5,500 (2001)

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

Longton, township and vil. with ry. sta., Penwortham par., N. Lancashire, at head of Ribble estuary, 5 miles SW. of Preston, 3135 ac. land and 506 water, pop. 1443; P.O.; has 2 breweries, and carries on malting.

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