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Skerton, Lancashire

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Skerton, Lancashire

Skerton is a region in the north of Lancaster, England. It was formerly a township, but in the late 1800s it was incorporated into Lancaster and the neighbouring townships.
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD4763
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLancashire
 

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

Schertune

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

Skerton, township, Lancaster par., N. Lancashire, on the river Lune, forming a N. suburb of Lancaster, 1316 ac. (55 water), pop. 2838; P.O.; a handsome 5-arched bridge unites Skerton with Lancaster.

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