Shirdley Hill

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Shirdley Hill
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Shirdley Hill
Shirdley Hill is located in the Borough of West Lancashire
Shirdley Hill
Shirdley Hill
Location in West Lancashire
Shirdley Hill is located in Lancashire
Shirdley Hill
Shirdley Hill
Location within Lancashire
OS grid referenceSD359128
Civil parish
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtL39
Dialling code01704
AmbulanceNorth West
UK Parliament
List of places
53°36′29″N 2°58′05″W / 53.608°N 2.968°W / 53.608; -2.968Coordinates: 53°36′29″N 2°58′05″W / 53.608°N 2.968°W / 53.608; -2.968

Shirdley Hill is a small village in the civil parish of Halsall, Lancashire, England, and is situated on the West Lancashire Coastal Plain. It is reached by B roads from either the A5147 or the A570.

An £80,000 redevelopment of the village green, completed in 2009, provided the green with a new pond, benches and a flower bed.[1] Shirdley Hill railway station was on the Liverpool, Southport and Preston Junction Railway, though the station closed in 1938, and the track was lifted in 1964. A plaque on the corner of Shaws Garth marks the site.[2]

In 2013, the Village installed an Automated Defibrillator near the Bus Stop.

Shirdley Hill gave its name to "Shirdley Hill Sand" which was used in a number of industrial processes, particularly glassmaking.[3]


  1. ^ O'Neill, Malachy (21 May 2009). "New £80,000 community park for Shirdley Hill near Ormskirk". Ormskirk & Skelmersdale Advertiser. Retrieved 2 August 2009.
  2. ^ Gell, Rob (1986). An Illustrated Survey of Railway Stations Between Southport & Liverpool 1848-1986. Heyday Publishing Company. ISBN 0-947562-04-4.
  3. ^ "Shirdley Hill Sand, Sefton Coast • Historic Liverpool". 3 May 2011.

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