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Foulridge, Lancashire

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Foulridge, Lancashire

Foulridge (pronounced "foalridge") is a small village and civil parish in Pendle, Lancashire, close to the border with North Yorkshire in England. It is situated just beyond Colne, on the route from the M65 to Skipton, and is an important stopping point on summit pound of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, just before it enters the Foulridge Tunnel. Noyna Hill, a well known local landmark, sits 1 mile east of the village.
DistrictPendle
Post townCOLNE
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD8842
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01282
Population1,506 (2001)
 

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

Foulridge, township and ry. sta., Whalley par., Lancashire, 2 m. N. of Colne, 2455 ac. (89 water), pop. 890; P.O.

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