Ightenhill Park,Lancashire

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Introduction

Ightenhill is a civil parish, and a district of Burnley in Lancashire, England

History

Ightenhill Park is a former township.

Ightenhill Park lies on the south and south-west sides of the River Calder, and has an area of 760 acres. It was formerly accounted extra-parochial, as being in the Castle parish of Clitheroe. The hamlet anciently known as Ightenhill lay to the south of the park, within Habergham Eaves, near the present Whittlefield and Gannow.

From: 'Townships: Ightenhill Park', A History of the County of Lancaster: Volume 6 (1911), pp. 487-489. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53157 Date accessed: 24 November 2010.

Poor law Unions

Burnley Poor Law Union,Lancashire

British History Online

http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53157 Ightenhill Park