Place:Prescot, Lancashire, England

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NamePrescot
TypeTown, Urban district
Coordinates53.428°N 2.806°W
Located inLancashire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inMerseyside, England     (1974 - )
See alsoKnowsley (metropolitan area), Merseyside, Englandmetropolitan borough in which it has been located since 1974
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Prescot is a town and civil parish, which, since 1974, has been located within the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley in Merseyside, England. It lies approximately eight miles to the east of Liverpool city centre. At the 2001 Census, the population was 11,184.

Prior to 1974 it was part of Lancashire where it had been an urban district since 1894. Prescot was also one of the ancient parishes of Lancashire, comprising fifteen townships and having a total area of 37,221 acres. (Source:Victoria County Histories)

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