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Wilpshire, Lancashire

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Wilpshire, Lancashire

Wilpshire is a village and civil parish in the county of Lancashire, England. It is 2.5 miles north of Blackburn, and forms part of the town's semi-urban area, although it is in the Ribble Valley local government district. In the 2001 United Kingdom census, the parish had a population of 2,569. The village is situated on the A666 Whalley Road, between the Brownhill area of Blackburn and the village of Langho.
DistrictRibble Valley
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD6832
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01254
Population2,569 (2001 Census)

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

Wilpshire, township and ry. sta., Blackburn par., NE. Lancashire, 3 m. N. of Blackburn, 1002 ac., pop. 280.

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