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Padiham, Lancashire

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Padiham, Lancashire

National Trust but jointly managed with Lancashire County Council]] Padiham is a small town and civil parish on the River Calder, about 3 miles west of Burnley and south of Pendle Hill, in Lancashire, England. It is part of the Borough of Burnley but also has its own town council with varied powers.
Post townBURNLEY
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD7933
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01282
Population8,998 (2001)

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


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

Padiham, manufacturing town and township with ry. sta., Whalley par., NE. Lancashire, 3 miles W. of Burnley and 8 miles NE. of Blackburn - township, 1953 ac., pop. 8346; town (Padiham and Hapton), pop. 8974; P.O., T.O., and P.O. at Padiham Road, 2 Banks. The town is a local government district, and carries on mfrs. of cotton; coal mines and stone quarries are in the neighbourhood.

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