Market Street, Shawforth
Shawforth shown within Lancashire
|OS grid reference|
|– London||173 mi (278 km) SSE|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||North West England|
|UK Parliament||Rossendale and Darwen|
Shawforth is a suburban village within the Rossendale borough of Lancashire, England. It lies amongst the South Pennines along the course of the River Spodden and A671 road. It is 1.9 miles (3.1 km) north-northeast of Whitworth, 5.2 miles (8.4 km) east-southeast of Rawtenstall, and 14.2 miles (23 km) to the north-northeast of Manchester.
Shawforth railway station served Shawforth from 1881 until its closure in 1947.
It is part of the Rossendale and Darwen constituency, with Jake Berry having been the Member of Parliament since 2010.
- Clarke 1830, p. 156.
- Clarke, Stephen Reynolds (1830). The New Lancashire Gazetteer: Or, Topographical Dictionary, Containing an Accurate Description of the Several Hundreds, Boroughs, Market Towns, Parishes, Townships, and Hamlets, in the County Palatine of Lancaster. H. Teesdale and Co.
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