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West Riding
Leeds Liverpool Canal at Salterforth - - 28367.jpg
The Leeds and Liverpool Canal
Grid reference: SD888454
Location: 53°54’18"N, 2°10’12"W
Population: 637  (2011[1])
Post town: Barnoldswick
Postcode: BB18
Dialling code: 01282
Local Government
Council: Pendle

Salterforth is a village and civil parish in the West Riding of Yorkshire. The civil parish originates as the township of the ancient parish of Barnoldswick, and had a population of 637 in 2011.[1] It lies on the B6383 road that connects Barnoldswick to the main A56 road at Kelbrook. The Leeds and Liverpool Canal cuts through the village and there are several narrowboat moorings at Salterforth. The canal footpath provides a picturesque walk to Barnoldswick or to Foulridge in the opposite direction. The village also has a canal side pub, The Anchor Inn along with a lovely children's play area.

Other local towns and villages are: Barnoldswick, a mile to the north-west; Kelbrook, two miles east; Earby, two miles north-east; Thornton in Craven, three miles north-east; Foulridge, two miles south; and Colne, three and a half miles south.


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  1. 1.0 1.1 UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Salterforth Parish (1170215076)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 10 February 2018 
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