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Chatburn, Lancashire

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Chatburn, Lancashire

Chatburn is a village located in the Ribble Valley, East Lancashire, England. It is situated in a hollow between two ridges north-east of Clitheroe, just off the A59 road. It lies near Pendle Hill, which is to the east of the village. The River Ribble flows to the west of the town. The town is approximately 400 feet above sea level. The village itself can be dated back to Anglo-Saxon times; it takes its name from one of the most distinguished characters of that time, St Chad.
DistrictRibble Valley
Post townCLITHEROE
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD7644
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
 

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

Chatburn, township and ry. terminus, Whalley par., NE. Lancashire, on river Ribble, 2½ miles NE. of Clitheroe, 894 ac., pop. 771; P.O., T.O.

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