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Foulridge
Foulridge
(pronounced /ˈfoʊlrɪdʒ/ FOHL-rij) is a small village and civil parish in Pendle, Lancashire, close to the border with North Yorkshire
Yorkshire
in England. It is situated just beyond Colne, on the route from the M65 to Skipton, and is an important stopping point on summit pound of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, just before it enters the Foulridge
Foulridge
Tunnel. Noyna Hill, a well known local landmark, sits 1 mile (1.6 km) east of the village. Foulridge
Foulridge
adjoins the Pendle
Pendle
parishes of Salterforth, Kelbrook
Kelbrook
and Sough, Laneshaw Bridge, Colne
Colne
and Blacko. Foulridge
Foulridge
was once a township in the ancient parish of Whalley. This became a civil parish in 1866, forming part of the Burnley
Burnley
Rural District from 1894 (until 1974). A detached area of the old township to the east around Barnside and Monkhall, moved to Colne
Colne
in 1935.[2] An old tale is of a cow falling into the canal at one end then passing through the tunnel before rescue. It is said it was taken to the nearby pub and revived with a drink. There is also a large reservoir that feeds the canal and boating takes place on here. Barge trips are also available on the canal. Foulridge
Foulridge
has been part of Lancashire
Lancashire
since the Middle Ages
Middle Ages
and was about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the boundary of the old West Riding of Yorkshire. With the creation of the Borough of Pendle
Pendle
in 1974 parts of Yorkshire, including Earby
Earby
and Barnoldswick, were transferred to Lancashire, and Foulridge
Foulridge
moved further away from the White Rose county. There is an old village sign which used to mark the boundary with Yorkshire
Yorkshire
which has been affixed to the village hall in the centre of Foulridge. There is a large reservoir in the village which feeds the canal and which in turn is fed from other smaller reservoirs around the village. Foulridge
Foulridge
also had its own railway station, which closed in 1959. According to the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
Census 2011, the parish has a population of 1,503,[1] a decrease from 1,506 in the 2001 census.[3] See also[edit]

Lancashire
Lancashire
portal

Listed buildings in Foulridge

References[edit]

^ a b UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Foulridge
Foulridge
Parish (1170215070)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 23 February 2018.  ^ " Foulridge
Foulridge
CP/Tn through time". visionofbritain.org.uk. GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 10 January 2016.  ^ Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Pendle
Pendle
Retrieved 10 January 2016

External links[edit] Media related to Foulridge
Foulridge
at Wikimedia Commons

Pendle
Pendle
Net Foulridge
Foulridge
page BBC Sunday Stroll in Foulridge One Guy from Barnoldswick
Barnoldswick
- Foulridge
Foulridge
Photos Parish Council & Village Information Foulridge
Foulridge
Parish Council Website Photos of Foulridge

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Geography of the Borough of Pendle

Towns

Barnoldswick Brierfield Colne Earby Nelson

Villages

Barley Barrowford Blacko Brogden Cottontree Fence Foulridge Higham Higherford Kelbrook Laneshawbridge Newchurch-in-Pendle Roughlee Salterforth Sough Trawden Wheatley Lane Winewall Wycoller

Parishes

Barley-with-Wheatley Booth Barnoldswick Barrowford Blacko Bracewell and Brogden Brierfield Colne Earby Foulridge Goldshaw Booth Higham-with-West Close Booth Kelbrook
Kelbrook
and Sough Laneshaw Bridge Nelson Old Laund Booth Reedley Hallows Roughlee
Roughlee
Booth Salterforth Trawden
Trawden
Forest

Topography

Forest of Bowland
Forest of Bowland
AONB Forest of Pendle South Pennines

Footpaths

Brontë Way Lancashire
Lancashire
Witches Walk Pendle
Pendle
Way

Hills

Boulsworth Hill Noyna Hill Pendle
Pendle
Hill Weets Hill

Reservoirs

Black Moss Reservoirs Ogden Reservoirs

Waterways

River Calder Colne
Colne
Water River Laneshaw Leeds and Liverpool Canal Pendle
Pendle
Water Stock Beck Trawden
Trawden
Brook Walverden Water Wycoller
Wycoller
Beck

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Ceremonial county of Lancashire

North West England
North West England
Portal

Unitary authorities

Blackburn
Blackburn
with Darwen Blackpool

Boroughs or districts

City of Lancaster City of Preston Burnley Chorley Fylde Hyndburn Pendle Ribble Valley Rossendale South Ribble West Lancashire Wyre

Major settlements

Accrington Adlington Bacup Barnoldswick Blackburn Blackpool Brierfield Burnley Carnforth Chorley Cleveleys Clitheroe Colne Darwen Earby Fleetwood Garstang Great Harwood Haslingden Kirkham Lancaster Leyland Longridge Lytham St Annes Morecambe Nelson Ormskirk Oswaldtwistle Padiham Penwortham Poulton-le-Fylde Preesall Preston Rawtenstall Rishton Skelmersdale Waterfoot Whitworth See also: List of civil parishes in Lancashire

Rivers

Calder Darwen Douglas Hodder Irwell Lune Ribble Wyre

Canals

Lancaster Leeds and Liverpool

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