Coordinates: 53°48′14″N 2°45′00″W / 53.804°N 2.750°W
Woodplumpton is a village and civil parish in the City of Preston, Lancashire, England, located 5 miles (8 km) north of Preston.
It is part of the Fylde, a flat area of land between the Forest of Bowland and the Lancashire coast.
The village contains a primary school, the Wheatsheaf pub and a church. The school is C of E and has a strong link with the church.
St Anne's Church is the location of the grave of Meg Shelton, the notorious Fylde Hag, who was buried there in 1705 after being accused of witchcraft.
The parish includes the villages of Eaves, Catforth and Lower Bartle. Higher Plumpton is also included in the parish, but like Lower Bartle, is a very small hamlet.
In the 19th century Woodplumpton was known as Plumpton-Wood.
The parish was part of Preston Rural District throughout its existence from 1894 to 1974. In 1974 the parish became part of the Borough of Preston, which became a city in 2002.
In 1901 the population of the parish was 1,208 and covered 4,970.5 acres. It now has a population of 2,051, increasing to 2,154 at the 2011 Census.
Woodplumpton's main street
The boulder over the grave of Meg Shelton
The Wheatsheaf Public House
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