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Worston is located in Lancashire
 Worston shown within Lancashire
Population 76 
OS grid reference SD768427
Civil parish Worston
District Ribble Valley
Shire county Lancashire
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district BB7
Dialling code 01200
Police Lancashire
Fire Lancashire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Ribble Valley
List of places

Coordinates: 53°52′48″N 2°21′11″W / 53.880°N 2.353°W / 53.880; -2.353

Worston is a small linear village and civil parish in Lancashire, England. The village is north-west of Pendle Hill, east of Clitheroe, and is in the Ribble Valley district. As it is only a small village, with a population of 76 at the 2001 census,[1] it has no parish council, but instead has a parish meeting. The parish meeting is shared with Mearley, a small parish south of Worston with no villages or hamlets and a population of 25, the second smallest in Lancashire.

The village has a public house "The Calfs Head". The single road that passes through the village continues as a single track road to Downham. Worston is bypassed to the west by the A59 road, which passes through the edge of the parish. Slightly further north is the route of a Roman road, which forms part of the parish boundary.

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  1. ^ "Parish headcount" (PDF). Retrieved 2008-04-13. 

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Media related to Worston at Wikimedia Commons