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Barrowford, Lancashire

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Barrowford, Lancashire

Barrowford is a large village and civil parish in the Pendle district of Lancashire, England. It is situated to the north of Nelson on the other side of the M65 motorway, and forms part of the Nelson conurbation. It also comprises the area of Lowerford and sometimes gets confused with its neighbour Higherford. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 6,039. Barrowford is situated on the Marsden–Gisburn–Long Preston Turnpike.
DistrictPendle
Post townNELSON
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD8539
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01282
Population6,039 (2001)
 

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

Barrowford Booth ~ Barrowford Colne ~ Colne Barrowford

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

Barrowford Booth, township, Whalley par., NE. Lancash., 2 miles W. of Colne, 2365 ac., pop. 3842; P.O., T.O.; contains B. St Thomas, eccl. dist., pop. 3821.

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