Place:West Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

NameWest Bradford
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates53.895°N 2.388°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Lancashire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoBowland Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
Ribble Valley (borough), Lancashire, Englanddistrict municipality in which it has been situated since 1974
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West Bradford is a village and civil parish which, since 1974, has been in Lancashire, England. It is 27 miles (43 km) west of the larger city of Bradford, West Yorkshire and 2.5 miles (4 km) north of Clitheroe. It covers some 2000 acres of the Forest of Bowland. In Domesday, it is recorded as Bradeford and in the thirteenth century, Braford in Bouland. It was part of the West Riding of Yorkshire before 1974.

Historically, West Bradford was in the ecclesiastical parish of Great Mitton in Staincliffe Wapentake. From 1894 until 1974, West Bradford was located in Bowland Rural District. In 1974 the area became part of the Ribble Valley District of Lancashire.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article West Bradford, Lancashire.

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