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Read, Lancashire

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Read, Lancashire

Read is a village in the Ribble Valley in Lancashire, England about 1 mile west of Padiham on the A671 which was originally a turnpike road from Portfield, near Whalley, to Padiham in the 1840s.
DistrictRibble Valley
Post townBURNLEY
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD7634
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01282

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

Read, township and vil., in par. and 2 miles E. of Whalley, NE. Lancashire, 1548 ac., pop. 909; P.O.; has a cotton mill; near vil. is Read Hall, seat.

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