Osbaldeston

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Osbaldeston
St Mary's Church, Osbaldeston.jpg
St Mary's Church, Osbaldeston
Osbaldeston is located in Lancashire
Osbaldeston
Osbaldeston
Osbaldeston shown within Lancashire
Population 185 {2011}
OS grid reference SD644324
Civil parish
  • Osbaldeston
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BLACKBURN
Postcode district BB2
Dialling code 01254
Police Lancashire
Fire Lancashire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Lancashire
53°46′55″N 2°32′17″W / 53.782°N 2.538°W / 53.782; -2.538Coordinates: 53°46′55″N 2°32′17″W / 53.782°N 2.538°W / 53.782; -2.538

Osbaldeston is a village and civil parish at grid reference SD6432 in Lancashire, England about 8 kilometres (5 mi) northwest of Blackburn and 10 kilometres (6 mi) east of Preston. The population of the civil parish as taken at the 2011 census was 185.[1]

Osbaldeston is on the A59 road and lies on the south bank of the River Ribble opposite Ribchester. There is no Anglican place of worship but the Roman Catholic Church of St. Mary is at grid reference SD648318 in Longsight Road. The hamlet of Osbaldeston Green lies due north of the village.

Osbaldeston Hall, which lies beside the Ribble, is a Grade II* listed building dating from about 1600. It is associated with the Catholic martyr Edward Osbaldeston.

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  1. ^ "Civbil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 22 January 2016. 

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