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Ravenhead, St Helens

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Ravenhead, St Helens

Ravenhead is an area of St Helens in the North West of England. It is bordered by Thatto Heath, Sutton Heath, Eccleston and the Town Centre. The area is thought to take its name from a farm once located nearby (Ravenhead Farm), while the 'head' portion of the name represents its location at one of the higher points of the town. In this respect, Ravenhead joins other local placenames such as Burtonhead, Micklehead and Eltonhead.
Post townST HELENS
Administrative CountySt Helens
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSJ5094
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01744
 

Ravenhead, St Helens in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Ravenhead, eccl. dist., Prescot par., SW. Lancashire, on SW. side of St Helens, pop. 5907; at Ravenhead are extensive plate-glass works.

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