Yate and Pickup Bank

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Coordinates: 53°42′07″N 2°24′40″W / 53.702°N 2.411°W / 53.702; -2.411 Yate and Pickup Bank is a civil parish in the borough of Blackburn with Darwen, Lancashire, England. The population of the civil parish taken at the census of 2011 was 366.[1] The parish contains two hamlets, Bank Fold and Pickup Bank and part of the village of Belthorn which is on the boundary with Hyndburn. It has boundaries with the parishes of Eccleshill to the west and North Turton to the south.

To the east is the area of Oswaldtwistle of the borough of Hyndburn and the area of Haslingden Grane of the borough of Rossendale (both of these districts are now unparished). The parish adjoins unparished parts of Blackburn with Darwen in two places: one is near Hoddlesden in the south west; the other, in the north is now along the M65 Motorway after the parish was extended in April 1997. As a result of the boundary changes, part of the village of Guide is now within the parish.[2][3]

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  1. ^ UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Yate and Pickup Bank Parish (1170211129)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 6 March 2018.CS1 maint: date and year (link)
  2. ^ "Map of Yate and Pickup Bank". MARIO. Lancashire County Council. 28 November 2008. Retrieved 28 November 2008.
  3. ^ "The Borough of Blackburn (Parishes and Electoral Changes) Order 1997". Queen's Printer of Acts of Parliament. 10 April 1997. Retrieved 13 September 2012.

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