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Shevington, Wigan

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Shevington, Wigan

Shevington is a village and civil parish within the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, in Greater Manchester, England. Lying within the historic county boundaries of Lancashire, Shevington lies approximately 3 miles from Wigan town centre and at the 2001 census had a population of 9,786.
Post townWIGAN
Administrative CountyWigan
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD5408
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01257
Population9,786 (2001)

Other names by which Shevington, Wigan has been known in the past

Shevington Moor

Shevington, Wigan in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Shevington, township, Standish par., Lancashire, on river Douglas, 4 miles NW. of Wigan, 1728 ac., pop. 1570; P.O., called Shevington Moor. Coal is worked; the township contains Shevington Hall, seat.

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