Claughton  Lancashire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Claughton like this:

CLAUGHTON, a parish in the district and county of Lancaster; on the river Lune, and on the Skipton and Lancaster railway, 1½ mile WSW of Hornby r. station, and 7 NE by E of Lancaster. Post town, Hornby, under Lancaster. Acres, 1, 550. Real property, £1, 493. Pop., 94. Houses, 19. The property is subdivided. ...

Claughton Hall, built as a manor-house in the time of James I., has two embattled towers and numerous transomed windows. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £150.* Patrons, the Trustees of T. Fenwick, Esq. The church is good; and there is a Roman Catholic chapel.

Claughton through time

Claughton is now part of Lancaster district. Click here for graphs and data of how Lancaster has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Claughton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Claughton, in Lancaster and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 25th November 2020

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