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West Bradford, Lancashire

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West Bradford, Lancashire

West Bradford is a village and civil parish Lancashire, England, 27 miles (43 km) west of the larger city of Bradford, West Yorkshire and 2.5 miles (4 km) north of Clitheroe. It covers some 2000 acres of the Forest of Bowland. In Domesday, it is recorded as Bradeford and in the thirteenth century, Braford in Bouland. It was part of the West Riding of Yorkshire until 1974.
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSD7444
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01200

Other names by which West Bradford, Lancashire has been known in the past

Bradford ~ Bradford West

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

Bradford, West, township, Mitton par., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river Ribble, 2 miles N. of Clitheroe, 1955 ac., pop. 311.

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