Hunger Hill, Lancashire

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Hunger Hill
Hunger Hill, Wrightington - geograph.org.uk - 23722.jpg
Sign at Hunger Hill
Hunger Hill is located in Lancashire
Hunger Hill
Hunger Hill
Hunger Hill shown within Lancashire
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWIGAN
Postcode districtWN6
Dialling code01257
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Lancashire
53°35′49″N 2°41′47″W / 53.59694°N 2.69639°W / 53.59694; -2.69639Coordinates: 53°35′49″N 2°41′47″W / 53.59694°N 2.69639°W / 53.59694; -2.69639

Hunger Hill is a small village three-quarters of a mile (1.2 km) from the centre of Wrightington, in West Lancashire, England. It is described as a rural settlement.[1] It gets its name from the Second English Civil War when royalist soldiers stopped in the village for supplies.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Local Development Framework Green Belt Study 2011" (PDF). West Lancishire Council.