Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Hoghton

Hoghton, township and vil. with ry. sta., Leyland par., N. Lancashire, on river Darwen, 5 miles SW. of Blackburn, 2224 ac. (30 water), pop. 871; P.O.; the ruins of Hoghton Tower, in which James I. was entertained in 1617, stand on a rock to N. of vil.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "township and village with railway station"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Hoghton CP/Tn       Leyland CP/AP       Lancashire AncC
Place: Hoghton

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