Cowpe  Lancashire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Cowpe like this:

COWPE-LENCHES, NEWHALLHEY, AND HALL-CARR, a township in Bury parish, Lancashire; E of the river Irwell, 4 miles SSE of Haslingden. Acres, 1, 545. Pop., 2, 851. Houses, 579.

Cowpe through time

Cowpe is now part of Rossendale district. Click here for graphs and data of how Rossendale has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Cowpe itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Cowpe, in Rossendale and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 21st January 2020

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