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Anderton, Lancashire

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Anderton, Lancashire

Anderton is civil parish in the Borough of Chorley in Lancashire, England. It is now a suburb of Adlington, five miles northwest of Bolton, Its eastern boundary is in the Rivington Reservoir. Grimeford Village is in the parish. The parish has a population of 1,206. The M61 motorway runs north-south through the parish, and is the site of Rivington services.
Post townCHORLEY
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD6013
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01257
Population1,206 (2001)

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

Anderton, township and seat, Standish par., N. Lancashire, 3¼ miles SE. of Chorley, 1229 ac., pop. 317.

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