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Feniscowles, Lancashire

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Feniscowles, Lancashire

Feniscowles is a village in the unitary authority of Blackburn with Darwen, Lancashire, England. It is situated approximately 3 miles west of Blackburn. Part of the village is in the civil parish of Livesey. The village is mentioned in documents as early as 1276 when its name was recorded as 'Feinycholes'. The village is primarily a suburb of Blackburn, situated on Preston Old Road near the boundary with the borough of Chorley (borough).
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD6425
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01254

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

Feniscowles, eccl. dist. and vil. with ry. sta., Blackburn par., NE. Lancashire, --dist., pop. 1608; vil., 3 m. SW. of Blackburn; P.O.; in vicinity are the Feniscowles Paper Mills and the seat of Feniscowles House.

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