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Ribbleton, Lancashire

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Ribbleton, Lancashire

Ribbleton is a suburb and ward of the city of Preston, Lancashire, England. It is located to the east of the city centre, between the A59 New Hall Lane and the B6243 Longridge Road. The M6 motorway also runs through the area. The ward had a population of 7,351 recorded in the 2001 census.
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD5630
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityLancashire

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

Ribbleton, township, Preston par., N. Lancashire, mostly in bor. of Preston, 649 ac., pop. 575; at Ribbleton Moor the Duke of Hamilton was defeated, in 1648, by Cromwell, and the insurgents, in 1715, by Generals Willes and Carpenter.

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