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Slaidburn, Lancashire

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Slaidburn, Lancashire

Slaidburn is a village and civil parish within the Ribble Valley district of Lancashire, England. With a population in 2001 of just under 300, it covers just over 5000 acres of the Forest of Bowland. Historically, a part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, Slaidburn lies near the head of the River Hodder and Stocks Reservoir, both within the Forest of Bowland, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Farming is still a major employer, but the area attracts tourists; for walking in particular.
DistrictRibble Valley
Post townCLITHEROE
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSD7152
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01200
Population288 (2001 Census)
 

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

Slaidburn, par., township, and vil., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire - par., 39,986 ac., pop. 1358; township, 5182 ac., pop. 497; vil., on right bank of river Hodder, 9 miles N. of Clitheroe; P.O.

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