infobox UK place
latitude= 53.732016
longitude= -2.586429
official_name= Hoghton
map_type= Lancashire
population= 867 (2001 Census)
os_grid_reference= SD614263
civil_parish= Hoghton
shire_district= Chorley
shire_county= Lancashire
region= North West England
country= England
post_town= PRESTON
postcode_area= PR
postcode_district= PR5
dial_code= 01254
constituency_westminster= Chorley
Hoghton is a small village and civil parish of the Borough of Chorley in Lancashire, England. According to the United Kingdom Census 2001 it has a population of 867. [cite web | url=http://www.lancashireparishcouncils.gov.uk/documents/information/Parish_headcount.pdf | title=Parish headcount | accessdate=2008-04-13 | publisher=Lancashire County Council ] Hoghton is part of the "Brindle and Hoghton" ward which also includes the parish of Brindle.

In the village is Hoghton Tower, a fortified manor house and ancestral home of the De Hoghton family since the 12th century.

Also within the parish are the hamlets of Riley Green and Hoghton Bottoms. The villages of Gregson Lane and Coupe Green are sometimes described as in Hoghton, although they are outside the parish, forming the ward of "Coupe Green and Gregson Lane" in South Ribble district.


External links

* [http://www.chorley.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=1197 Hoghton] at chorley.gov.uk

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