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Forton, Lancashire

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Forton, Lancashire

Forton is a village and a civil parish in the Wyre District of the English county of Lancashire near the Forest of Bowland. It is near the A6 road, between the city of Lancaster and the town of Garstang. Its population is approximately 574. It has one school, Forton Primary School, several churches and one pub, the New Holly.
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD4851
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityLancashire

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

Forton, township, Cockerham par., N. Lancashire, 4 miles N. of Garstang, 1279 ac., pop. 595.

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