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Barnoldswick, Lancashire

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Barnoldswick, Lancashire

Barnoldswick (colloquially known as Barlick) is a town and civil parish within the West Craven area of the Borough of Pendle in Lancashire, England just outside the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The town is built in the shadow of Weets Hill, and Stock Beck, a tributary of the River Ribble runs through the town. It has a population of 10,859.
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSD8746
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01282
Population10,859 (2001)

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

Gill ~ Gill Kirk

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

Barnoldswick, par. and township with ry. sta., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 1½ mile SW. of Earby ry. sta. and 7½ miles SW. of Skipton -- par., 6306 ac., pop. 4628; township, 2129 ac., pop. 4028; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank.

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