Wennington, Lancashire

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Wennington
Bridge at Wennington - geograph.org.uk - 611991.jpg
Bridge at Wennington
Wennington is located in Lancashire
Wennington
Wennington
Wennington shown within Lancashire
Population 178  (2011 Census)
OS grid reference SD616699
Civil parish
  • Wennington
District
Shire county
Region
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
UK
England
LancashireCoordinates: 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 parish of Wennington had a population of 102 recorded in the 2001 census,[1] increasing to 178 at the 2011 Census.[2]

The village is located 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. ^ "Parish headcount" (PDF). Lancashire County Council. Retrieved 2008-12-27. 
  2. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 9 June 2015. 

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