Rufford, Lancashire


Rufford, Lancashire

Infobox UK place
official_name = Rufford
country = England
region = North West England
population =
os_grid_reference = SD458155
latitude = 53.633
longitude = -2.819
constituency_westminster = South Ribble
post_town = ORMSKIRK
postcode_area = L
postcode_district = L40
dial_code = 01704
civil_parish =
shire_district = West Lancashire
shire_county = Lancashire
static_

static_image_caption = View across St Mary's Marina towards the Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin

Rufford is a village in West Lancashire, England. It lies at a point where the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Rufford Branch), the Liverpool, Ormskirk and Preston Railway, the A59 (Liverpool to Preston road) and the River Douglas all meet. Rufford is also a civil parish, which includes the neighbouring village of Holmeswood.

Rufford Old Hall

Rufford Old Hall is a National Trust building situated in Rufford, and is belived to be haunted. This stately home was originally home to the Hesketh family.

Transport

The Liverpool, Ormskirk and Preston Railway constructed its line through the village between 1847 and 1849, and Rufford railway station opened on 2 April 1849.

External links

* [http://www.ruffordandholmeswood.org.uk/ Rufford and Holmeswood parish website]
* [http://www.towpathtreks.co.uk/rufford_branch.html The Rufford Branch of the Leeds Liverpool Canal]


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