Worston is a small linear village and civil parish in Lancashire, England. The village is north-west of Pendle Hill, east of Clitheroe, and is in the Ribble Valley district. As it is only a small village, with a population of 76 at the 2001 census, it has no parish council, but instead has a parish meeting. The parish meeting is shared with Mearley, a small parish south of Worston with no villages or hamlets and a population of 25, the second smallest in Lancashire. From the 2011 Census population information for both Mearley and Worston is included within the civil parish of Pendleton.
The Calf's Head public house
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The village has a public house "The Calf's Head". The single road that passes through the village continues as a single track road to Downham. Worston is bypassed to the west by the A59 road, which passes through the edge of the parish. Slightly further north is the route of a Roman road, which forms part of the parish boundary.
- "Parish headcount" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 December 2006. Retrieved 13 April 2008.
- "Worston Tn/CP through time". visionofbritain.org.uk. GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 4 January 2016.
- "Mearley Tn/CP through time". visionofbritain.org.uk. GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 4 January 2016.
- "Wiswell and Pendleton". MARIO. Lancashire County Council. Retrieved 26 March 2016.
- "Wiswell and Pendleton". Ordnance Survey Linked Data Platform. Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 26 March 2016.
Media related to Worston at Wikimedia Commons
- Worston and Mearley Parish Meeting
- Worston Conservation Area Appraisal
- Clitheroe Reef Knoll SSSI
- Worston search results at Historic England's Pastscape site
- pp372-73 of The Victoria History of the County of Lancaster Vol 6
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