Clitheroe, Lancashire

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Clitheroe is a town in Lancashire

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Clitheroe within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Clitheroe in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Clitheroe, mun. bor., township, and market town, Whalley par., NE. Lancashire, on river Ribble and at foot of Pendle Hill, 10¼ miles NE. of Blackburn, 35 miles N. of Manchester, and 220 miles NW. of London by rail, 2375 ac., pop. 10,176; 2 Banks. Market-day, Tuesday; has extensive cotton and print industries, paper-mills, foundries, and brick and lime works. C. was a bor. by prescription as early as the 11th century. Its castle, dismantled by the Parliamentary forces in 1649, and now a ruin, was founded by the Lacys in the 12th century. The Honor of C., for a long time a part of the Duchy of Lancaster, is now in the possession of the Buccleuch family. The bor. returned 1 member to Parliament until 1885.

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Clitheroe Castle, par., NE. Lancashire, adjacent t. is a Good Stuff website.