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Broughton, Lancashire

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Broughton, Lancashire

Broughton is a suburb of Salford, in Greater Manchester, England. It lies on the east bank of the River Irwell and A56 road, in the northeastern part of the City of Salford, 1.3 miles north-northwest of Manchester city centre and 2.1 miles south of Prestwich. Broughton consists of Broughton Park, Higher Broughton, Lower Broughton and a part of Kersal. Its immediate proximity to Manchester effectively makes it a suburb of that city, although it is politically and administratively separate.
Post townSALFORD
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD5235
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code0161

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

Broughton, township and ry. sta. (Barton and Broughton), N. Lancashire, in par. and 2 miles NW. of Preston, 2367 ac., pop. 590; P.O. Market-day, Wednesday; contains B. Hall, seat of the Tempests since the 15th century.

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