Whittington, Lancashire

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Whittington
  • Whittington
St Michael's Church, Whittington.jpg
St Michael's Church
Whittington is located in the City of Lancaster district
Whittington
Whittington
Shown within Lancaster district
Whittington is located in Lancashire
Whittington
Whittington
Whittington shown within Lancashire
Area17.87 km2 (6.90 sq mi)
Population375 (Parish, 2011)[1]
• Density21/km2 (54/sq mi)
OS grid referenceSD600762
Civil parish
  • Whittington
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCarnforth
Postcode districtLA6
Dialling code01524
PoliceLancashire
FireLancashire
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Lancashire
54°10′48″N 2°36′47″W / 54.180°N 2.613°W / 54.180; -2.613Coordinates: 54°10′48″N 2°36′47″W / 54.180°N 2.613°W / 54.180; -2.613

Whittington is a small village and civil parish in Lancashire, England, forming part of a cluster of sites along the Lune valley, each with evidence of a motte - as with Melling and Arkholme. This is the densest distribution of Norman castles outside the Welsh border countryside.

Whittington Hall is a large 5-acre (20,000 m2) estate surrounding a grand hall with many out buildings

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References[edit]

  1. ^ UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Whittington Parish (1170215061)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 18 March 2018.

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