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Duck pond at Cathedral Drive
Heaton-with-Oxcliffe is located in Lancashire
 Heaton-with-Oxcliffe shown within Lancashire
Population 2,225 (2001)
OS grid reference SD443603
Civil parish Heaton-with-Oxcliffe
District Lancaster
Shire county Lancashire
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district LA3
Dialling code 01524
Police Lancashire
Fire Lancashire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Morecambe and Lunesdale
List of places

Coordinates: 54°02′10″N 2°51′00″W / 54.036°N 2.850°W / 54.036; -2.850

Heaton-with-Oxcliffe is a civil parish situated near the River Lune. it is in the City of Lancaster and the English county of Lancashire. The parish contains the villages of Heaton, Oxcliffe Hill, plus the area around Salt Ayre, and had a population of 2,225 recorded in the 2001 census,[1]

The Golden Ball Inn[edit]

The area around the Golden Ball Inn, in Oxcliffe, is locally known as Snatchems, as it was once a place that press gangs frequented. The front door of the Inn is 6 feet (1.8 m) above the road, as the road frequently floods on a spring tide, the lower car park displaying a white line on the wall, about 5 feet (1.5 m) above the ground, showing the highest level that the Lune reached during a major flood in 1967.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Parish headcount" (PDF). Lancashire County Council. Retrieved 2009-01-10. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Heaton-with-Oxcliffe at Wikimedia Commons