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Newburgh, Lancashire

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Newburgh, Lancashire

Newburgh (population 1,080) is a rural village and civil parish in Lancashire, England. Newburgh is located about three miles from Skelmersdale and five miles from Ormskirk. Its history can be traced back to 1304 when a licence was granted to start a weekly market. The village has a conservation area at its centre and includes many historic (Carolean and Georgian) buildings, including the schoolhouse of 1714.
DistrictWest Lancashire
Post townWIGAN
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD4810
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01257
Population1,080 (2001 Census)
 

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

Newbrough

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

Newburgh.-- eccl. dist., Ormskirk par., SW. Iancashire, 5 m. NE. of Ormskirk, pop. 614.

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