Ellel, Lancashire

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'46115 'Scots Guardsman' with the 'Cotton Mill Express' at Galgate 30-1-2010 - geograph.org.uk - 1686692.jpg
The Cotton Mill Express passes the historic silk mill at Galgate
Ellel is located in Lancashire
 Ellel shown within Lancashire
Population 4,895 (2011)
OS grid reference SD485560
Civil parish Ellel
District Lancaster
Shire county Lancashire
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district LA2
Dialling code 01524
Police Lancashire
Fire Lancashire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Lancaster and Fleetwood
List of places

Coordinates: 53°59′53″N 2°47′06″W / 53.998°N 2.785°W / 53.998; -2.785

Ellel is a village and civil parish in the City of Lancaster in the English county of Lancashire. It has a population of 2,521,[1] increasing to 4,895 at the 2011 Census.[2] The parish includes the villages of Bay Horse, Galgate and Hampson Green, and part of Dolphinholme.

The disused Church of St Mary was built on Ellel Grange estate in 1873 by W. & G. Audsley.


An electoral ward in the same name exists. This ward stretches to Abbeystead in the east with a total population taken at the 2011 Census of 6,854.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Lancaster Retrieved 11 February 2010
  2. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 7 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 7 June 2015.