SD7052 : Slaidburn, Town End

taken 2 years ago, near to Slaidburn, Lancashire, Great Britain

Slaidburn, Town End
Slaidburn, Town End
Slaidburn is a small rural village situated at the confluence of the Croasdale Brook and the River Hodder on the B6478 road from Clitheroe to Long Preston in the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The character of the village is that of a post medieval settlement, with some 17th century houses, and a number dating to the 18th century. Most of the houses date to the early 19th century; later development was limited by the isolated rural position of Slaidburn so that the housing stock established by the early 19th century has always been sufficient to meet the settlement’s housing needs.

Slaidburn was originally a medieval unplanned, nucleated settlement focused around the off-set junctions of two intersecting routes that crossed Bowland from Clitheroe. Its current form reflects 16th century expansion, and later, in the form of ribbon development along Town End, Church Street and Chapel Street.
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SD7052, 58 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 7 May, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 9 May, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G3 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 709 525 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:58.0651N 2:26.6586W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 709 524
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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