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Aspull, Wigan

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Aspull, Wigan

Aspull is a village in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, in Greater Manchester, England. Historically in Lancashire, Aspull, along with Haigh, is surrounded by greenbelt and agricultural land, separated from Westhoughton, on its southeast side, by a brook running through Borsdane Wood. The ground rises from south to north, reaching 400 feet, and has views towards Winter Hill and the West Pennine Moors. It has a population of 4,977.
Post townWIGAN
Administrative CountyWigan
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD6108
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 code01942

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

Aspull, township, SE. Lancashire, 3 miles NE. of Wigan, 1905 ac., pop. 8113; has collieries, iron and steel works, and contains Aspull Moor P.O.

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