Wennington, Lancashire

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Wennington
Bridge at Wennington - geograph.org.uk - 611991.jpg
Bridge at Wennington
Wennington is located in the City of Lancaster district
Wennington
Wennington
Shown within Lancaster district
Wennington is located in Lancashire
Wennington
Wennington
Wennington shown within Lancashire
Area3.95 km2 (1.53 sq mi)
Population178 (2011 Census)[1]
• Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)
OS grid referenceSD616699
Civil parish
  • Wennington
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLancaster
Postcode districtLA2
Dialling code01524
PoliceLancashire
FireLancashire
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Lancashire
54°07′26″N 2°35′10″W / 54.124°N 2.586°W / 54.124; -2.586Coordinates: 54°07′26″N 2°35′10″W / 54.124°N 2.586°W / 54.124; -2.586

Wennington is a civil parish in the City of Lancaster district in Lancashire, England. The 2001 Census recorded the parish's population as 102,[2] and the 2011 Census recorded it as 178.[1]

The village is on the B6480, near the River Wenning and the Yorkshire border. It is administered by Wennington Parish Council. Wennington Hall is to the north.

Transport[edit]

The village is served by Wennington railway station on what was the Midland Railway and is now the Leeds to Morecambe line. There are services to Leeds, Morecambe and Lancaster. It was also the location of the start of the Furness and Midland Joint Railway connecting to the Furness Railway to the west.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Wennington (1170215060)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Parish headcount" (PDF). Lancashire County Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 December 2006. Retrieved 27 December 2008.

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