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Rimington, Lancashire

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Rimington, Lancashire

Rimington is a rural village and civil parish in the Ribble Valley, Lancashire, England. It is east of Clitheroe and south of the A59 road. The village consists of the hamlets of Howgill, Martin Top, Newby and Stopper Lane, and was formerly in the West Riding of Yorkshire. The parish council is called Rimington and Middop, and is shared with Middop, a small rural parish east of Rimington with a population of 43 as of the 2001 census, The village was listed in the Domesday Book as "Renistone".
DistrictRibble Valley
Post townCLITHEROE
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSD8045
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
Population382 (2001 Census)
 

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

Rimmington

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

Rimmington, township and ry. sta. (Rimington), Gisburn par., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 5 miles NE. of Clitheroe, 3080 ac., pop. 381.

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