Bilsborrow

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Bilsborrow
St Hilda's Church, Bilsborrow - geograph.org.uk - 11806.jpg
St Hilda's Church
Bilsborrow is located in the Borough of Wyre
Bilsborrow
Bilsborrow
Shown within Wyre Borough
Bilsborrow is located in Lancashire
Bilsborrow
Bilsborrow
Location within Lancashire
OS grid referenceSD510400
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townPRESTON
Postcode districtPR3
Dialling code01995
PoliceLancashire
FireLancashire
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Lancashire
53°51′14″N 2°44′38″W / 53.854°N 2.744°W / 53.854; -2.744Coordinates: 53°51′14″N 2°44′38″W / 53.854°N 2.744°W / 53.854; -2.744

Bilsborrow /ˈbɪlzbərə/ is a village on the A6 road and the Lancaster Canal, in the Wyre District, in the English county of Lancashire. It is approximately 1 mile (2 km) east of Myerscough. Bilsborrow was a civil parish until 2003 when it merged with the neighbouring parish of Myerscough to form the parish of Myerscough and Bilsborrow.

Bilsborrow has a primary school, a post office and local shop, and a fish and chip shop, St Hilda's Church of England church and two public houses, the Roebuck and the White Bull, a canalside tavern Owd Nell's Tavern, a Premier Inn hotel, a canalside lodge, a guest house, and a themed thatched hamlet 'village' with restaurant, hotel and tavern.

In the former parish is the hamlet of Duncombe. In the 1950s there was a large paper mill at Matshead. The river Brock is crossed by Walmesley Bridge; it is dated 1883 but looks much older.[1]

Bilsborrow Methodist Chapel

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fleetwood-Hesketh, P. (1955) Murray's Lancashire Architectural Guide. London: John Murray; p. 132
  • Philip's Street Atlas; p. 159

External links[edit]

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