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Whitewell, Wrexham

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Whitewell, Wrexham

Whitewell is a hamlet within the Ribble Valley borough of Lancashire, England, in the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Historically, it lay on the border of the former West Riding of Yorkshire. It stands above a picturesque bend in the River Hodder. The hamlet comprises Upper and Lower Whitewell. Lower Whitewell is the site of St Michael's, a Chapel of Ease built in the late medieval period, certainly no later than 1400, which comes under the Lancashire parish of Whalley.
DistrictRibble Valley
Administrative CountyWrexham
Traditional CountyFlintshire
OS GridSJ4941
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01200

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