Heath Charnock  Lancashire


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

CHARNOCK-HEATH, a township in Standish parish, Lancashire; on the Bolton and Preston railway, at Adlington station, 2½ miles SE by S of Chorley. Acres, 1,596. Real property, £4,207; of which £450 are in mines, and £280 in quarries. Pop., 772. Houses, 150. There are brickworks and a cotton-mill.

Heath Charnock through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th May 2022

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