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Gorton, Manchester

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Gorton, Manchester

Gorton is an area of the city of Manchester, in North West England. It is located to the southeast of Manchester city centre. Neighbouring areas include Longsight and Levenshulme. A major landmark in Gorton is Gorton Monastery, a Franciscan 19th-century High Victorian Gothic monastery.
Administrative CountyManchester
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSJ8896
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code0161

Gorton, Manchester in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Gorton, township and ry. sta., in par. and 3 miles SE. of Manchester, SE. Lancashire, 1484 ac. (42 water), pop. 33,096; P.O., T.O.; is partly within the parl. limits of Manchester.

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