Wennington, Lancashire

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Bridge at Wennington
Wennington is located in the City of Lancaster district
Shown within Lancaster district
Wennington is located in Lancashire
Wennington shown within Lancashire
Area 3.95 km2 (1.53 sq mi)
Population 178 (2011 Census)[1]
• Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
OS grid reference SD616699
Civil parish
  • Wennington
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Lancaster
Postcode district LA2
Dialling code 01524
Police Lancashire
Fire Lancashire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
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.


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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  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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