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Higher Walton, Lancashire

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Higher Walton, Lancashire

Higher Walton is a village in South Ribble, Lancashire, England. It is on the old road between Blackburn and Preston where it crosses the River Darwen. The road, at this point, is now part of the A675. Nearby places include Walton-le-Dale, Coupe Green, and Bamber Bridge. The main road through the village has a number of shops, including a post office, a bicycle shop and takeaways. The village has two pubs - the Swan and the Mill Tavern. There is a church and a primary school in the village.
DistrictSouth Ribble
Post townPRESTON
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD5727
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01772
 

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

Walton ~ Walton Higher

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

Walton, Higher, eccl. dist., Walton in le Dale township, Blackburn par., NE. Lancashire, 2½ miles SE. of Preston, pop. 2478; P.O.

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