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Pleasington, Blackburn with Darwen

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Pleasington, Blackburn with Darwen

Pleasington (pronounced "plez-ing-ton") is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Blackburn with Darwen, Lancashire, England. It had a population of 467 in the 2001 census. It is a rural village set on a hillside above the River Darwen. The village was listed in the Domesday Book as Plesigtune, a name which means "a settlement owned by Plessa's People".
Administrative CountyBlackburn with Darwen
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD6426
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01254
Population467 (2001)

Pleasington, Blackburn with Darwen in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Pleasington, township and vil. with ry. sta., in par. and 3 miles SW. of Blackburn, NE. Lancashire, 1701 ac., pop. 459; near the vil. is Pleasington Hall, seat.

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