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Great Mitton, Lancashire

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Great Mitton, Lancashire

Great Mitton is a village and a civil parish in the Ribble Valley, Lancashire, England. It is separated from the civil parish of Little Mitton by the River Ribble, both lie about 3 miles from the town of Clitheroe. In total, Great and Little Mitton cover less than 2000 acres of the Forest of Bowland, making it the smallest township in the Forest. Great Mitton has an ancient church, All Hallows, an ancient manor house and a pub, The Three Fishes, where in former times manorial courts were held.
DistrictRibble Valley
Post townCLITHEROE
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSD7138
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01254/01200
Population205 (2001 Census)
 

Other names by which Great Mitton, Lancashire has been known in the past

Mitton ~ Mitton Great ~ Mitton Henthorn and Coldcotes

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

Mitton, par., Lancashire and West-Riding Yorkshire, at the confluence of the Hodder and the Ribble, 2 miles SW. of Clitheroe, 21,736ae., pop. 3656; P.O.; contains, in the Yorkshire section, Great Mitton, township, 1720 ac., pop. 171.

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