Lane Bridge  Lancashire


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

Lane Bridge, eccl. dist., Whalley par., NE. Lancashire, in bor. of Burnley, pop. 7948.

The location is where the name "Lane Bridge" appears on the Ordnance Survey 1:10,560 map, "England - Lancashire: 064", of 1848 (, accessed: 18 Sept 2011). The Burnley Historic Town Assessment Report (Lancashire County Council, 2005) describes Lane Bridge as follows: "Part of the area now known as The Weavers' Triangle, Lane Bridge was a district of mills and housing that developed around the south end of the Leeds and Liverpool canal embankment from the end of the eighteenth century" (p.28;, accessed 18 Sept 2011). Additional information about this locality is available for Burnley

Lane Bridge through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 01st March 2021

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