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Thornley-with-Wheatley is a civil parish in the Borough of Ribble Valley, Lancashire, England. It is entirely rural, with no villages or other substantial settlements. Its population was 320 in 2011,[1] a figure that has not changed much for over a century.[2]

The parish includes most of the western half of Longridge Fell, including the part known as Jeffrey Hill, and, apart from half a mile (1 km) at its western end, lies within the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The River Loud forms its northwestern border. It includes Longridge Golf Club and the isolated Catholic chapel of St William at Lee House, a Grade II listed building,[3] whose parish closed in 1991 but is still occasionally used.[4]

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  1. ^ Thornley-with-Wheatley (Parish): Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics, Neighbourhood Statistics, retrieved 17 February 2013
  2. ^ Thornley With Wheatley Tn/CP: Population, A vision of Britain through time, retrieved 17 February 2013
  3. ^ Lee House. Church of St William of York and Adjoining Presbytery, Thornley-with-Wheatley, British Listed Buildings, retrieved 17 February 2013
  4. ^ Closed churches & chapels, Diocese of Salford, retrieved 17 February 2013

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Coordinates: 53°51′32″N 2°33′50″W / 53.859°N 2.564°W / 53.859; -2.564