Place:Kirkham, Lancashire, England

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NameKirkham
Alt namesChichehamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 155
TypeTown
Coordinates53.783°N 2.883°W
Located inLancashire, England
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Kirkham (originally Kirkam-in-Amounderness) is a small town and civil parish in the Borough of Fylde in Lancashire, England, midway between Blackpool and Preston (11 miles west of Preston) and adjacent to the smaller town of Wesham. It owes its existence to Carr Hill upon which it was built and which was the location of a Roman fort. It has a population of 7,127.

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