St Chad's Church
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Claughton (// KLAF-tən) is a small village and civil parish in the City of Lancaster in Lancashire, England. The village is on the A683 road east of Lancaster and at the time of the 2001 census had a population of 132. In the 2011 census Claughton was grouped with Roeburndale (2001 pop. 76) to give a total of 223.
St Chad's Church was closed by the Church of England in 2002 due to a decline in the number of worshippers and the fact that the building was in need of modernisation. The church was part of the Hornby with Claughton parish. There was a church on the site as early as 1100.
The railway station (actually a crossing cottage) was on the "Little" North Western Railway at . Trains running between Lancaster Green Ayre railway station and Wennington railway station stopped at Claughton between Caton and Hornby. In 1853, for example, the 11am from Morecambe to Skipton called at Claughton at 11.35.
- "Parish headcount" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 December 2006. Retrieved 13 April 2008.
- UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Claughton Parish (E04005185)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 27 March 2021.
- "Your councillors". Lancaster City Council. 2004. Retrieved 24 July 2008.
- "Historic Landscapes of Bowland and The Lune Valley". Lancashire County Council. 2008. Archived from the original on 9 August 2007. Retrieved 24 July 2008.
- "End of era for church". Lancashire Evening Telegraph. Newsquest Media Group. 31 October 2002. Retrieved 24 July 2008.
- "Tatham area railways 1845-1914". Retrieved 31 March 2015.
- "North Western Railway". Westmorland Gazette. 22 January 1853. p. 8 – via British Newspaper Archive.
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