Barley-with-Wheatley Booth

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Barley with Wheatley Booth
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Barley with Wheatley Booth is located in Lancashire
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Barley with Wheatley Booth shown within Lancashire
Population 298 (2011)
OS grid reference SD8240
Civil parish
  • Barley with Wheatley Booth
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BURNLEY
Postcode district BB12
Dialling code 01282
Police Lancashire
Fire Lancashire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
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53°51′43″N 2°16′30″W / 53.862°N 2.275°W / 53.862; -2.275Coordinates: 53°51′43″N 2°16′30″W / 53.862°N 2.275°W / 53.862; -2.275

Barley-with-Wheatley Booth is a civil parish in the Pendle district of Lancashire, England. It has a population of 298,[1] and contains the village of Barley and the hamlet of White Hough or Whitehough (53°51′32″N 2°15′25″W / 53.859°N 2.257°W / 53.859; -2.257 (White Hough)). To the west of Barley is Pendle Hill; its summit, at 557 metres (1,827 ft), is within the parish.

The parish adjoins the Pendle parishes of Blacko, Roughlee Booth and Goldshaw Booth and the Ribble Valley parishes of Sabden, Mearley, Worston, Downham and Twiston. It is part of the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).[2]

Barley-with-Wheatley Booth was once a township in the ancient parish of Whalley. This became a civil parish in 1866, forming part of the Burnley Rural District from 1894.[3]

Along with Higham-with-West Close Booth, Goldshaw Booth and Roughlee Booth, the parish forms the Higham with Pendleside ward of Pendle Borough Council.[4]

According to the United Kingdom Census 2011, the parish has a population of 298,[1] an increase from 271 in the 2001 census.[5]

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  1. ^ a b "Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 1 July 2015. 
  2. ^ Forest of Bowland map (Map). Lancashire County Council. 
  3. ^ "Barley With Wheatley Booth Tn/CP through time". GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 27 June 2015. 
  4. ^ "Higham with Pendleside". Ordnance Survey Linked Data Platform. Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 2 September 2015. 
  5. ^ Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Pendle Retrieved 2009-09-18

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