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Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire

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Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire

Oswaldtwistle is a town within the Hyndburn borough of Lancashire, England. It lies on the course of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, 3 miles east-southeast of Blackburn and is contiguous to Accrington.
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD7327
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01254

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

Oswaldtwistle, town and township, Whalley par., NE. Lancashire, on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, 3 miles SE. of Blackburn, 4883 ac., pop. 12,206; P.O.T.O., 1 Bank; has cotton factories, printworks, and potteries, and in the neighbourhood are collieries and quarries.

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