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Laneshaw Bridge, Lancashire

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Laneshaw Bridge, Lancashire

Laneshaw Bridge (otherwise Laneshawbridge) is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Pendle. It is to the east of Colne in Lancashire and is the easternmost settlement in Lancashire on the main road route, before the North Yorkshire border. The roots of Laneshaw Bridge, or “The Brig” as it is affectionately know by the locals, date from the time of William the Conqueror, when he gave some land to the Emmott family, which they still own.
DistrictPendle
Post townCOLNE
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD9240
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
Population759 (2001)
 

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