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Landican, Wirral

Landican is a hamlet on the Wirral Peninsula, England. It is situated on the outskirts of Birkenhead, near to Woodchurch and the M53 motorway. Landican consists of a small group of cottages and farm buildings. At the 2001 Census the community had a population of only 20. In 1085, Landican was recorded in the Domesday Book as Landechene. It is assumed than the first element of the place-name derives from the proto-Welsh 'Llan' meaning church or church enclosure.
Post townWIRRAL
Administrative CountyWirral
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ2885
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code0151
Population20 (2001 Census)
 

Other names by which Landican, Wirral has been known in the past

Landechene

Landican, Wirral in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Landican, township, Woodchurch par., Cheshire, 4½ miles SW. of Birkenhead, 626 ac., pop. 75.

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