Wyre  Lancashire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Wyre like this:

Wyre, river, N. Lancashire; rises at Wolf Fell Crag, and flows 28 miles SW. past Garstang and Poulton le Fylde to the Irish Sea at Fleetwood. On NE. elbow of North Wharf Bank is a fixed light (Wyre River), 30 ft. above high water and seen 10 miles.

Wyre through time

Click here for graphs and data of how Wyre has changed over two centuries. For statistics for historical units named after Wyre go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th June 2024

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