Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Knowsley

Knowsley, township and vil., Huyton par., N. Lancashire, 3 miles NW. of Prescot, 5058 ac., pop. 1248; P.O.; 1 mile to the NW. of vil. is Knowsley Hall, seat of the Earl of Derby siuce 1385, containing valuable art collection by old masters; the park is 2000 ac. in extent.


(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "township and village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Huyton CP/AP       Knowsley Tn/CP       Lancashire AncC
Place: Knowsley

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