Balderstone, Lancashire

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Balderstone
The Parish Church of St Leonard, Balderstone - geograph.org.uk - 1216891.jpg
St Leonard's church
Balderstone is located in the Borough of Ribble Valley
Balderstone
Balderstone
Shown within Ribble Valley
Balderstone is located in Lancashire
Balderstone
Balderstone
Location within Lancashire
Population410 (2011)[1]
OS grid referenceSD631323
Civil parish
  • Balderstone
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBLACKBURN
Postcode districtBB2
Dialling code01254
PoliceLancashire
FireLancashire
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Lancashire
53°47′06″N 2°33′36″W / 53.785°N 2.560°W / 53.785; -2.560Coordinates: 53°47′06″N 2°33′36″W / 53.785°N 2.560°W / 53.785; -2.560

Balderstone is a village and civil parish in the Ribble Valley district of Lancashire, England.[2] The population of the Civil Parish taken at the 2011 census was 410.[1]

Geography[edit]

It is located north-east of Preston and north-west of Blackburn.[3]

Community[edit]

In the village are the Anglican Church of St Leonard,[4] a primary school,[5] and a community centre.[6] According to the 2001 census it had a population of 379. The parish is the officially recognised address of Samlesbury Aerodrome.

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Balderstone Parish (1170215093)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  2. ^ Genuki details
  3. ^ Parish council web site Archived 28 August 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Church history
  5. ^ Ofsted report
  6. ^ Building details Archived 24 July 2008 at the Wayback Machine

External links[edit]

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