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Leck, Lancashire

Leck

Leck Beck
Leck is located in Lancashire
Leck
Leck
 Leck shown within Lancashire
Population 189 (2001)
OS grid reference
Civil parish Leck
District Lancaster
Shire county Lancashire
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CARNFORTH
Postcode district LA6
Dialling code 01524
Police Lancashire
Fire Lancashire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Morecambe and Lunesdale
List of places
UK
England
Lancashire

Leck is a civil parish in the English county of Lancashire. The parish of Leck had a population of 189 recorded in the 2001 census,[1] It is located next to the Leck Beck close to the main A65, 2 miles (3.2 km) south east of the Cumbrian town of Kirkby Lonsdale. Administratively it forms part of the City of Lancaster, Lancaster itself being 18 miles (29 km) away.

The Church of St Peter was built in 1878-79 and burnt down in 1913, but was accurately re-built in 1915.[2]

Geology

Leck is located on two ancient geological fault lines: the Dent Fault and the Craven Fault. These meet at around . In the Carboniferous to Jurassic periods these major earth movements formed the dramatic landscape of Lonsdale and the Aire Gap in Craven District

See also

References

  1. ^ Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : LancasterOffice for National Statistics : Retrieved 12 February 2010
  2. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus; Hartwell, Clare (revision) (2009). The Buildings of England – Lancashire: North. London and New Haven: Yale University Press. pp. 419–420.  

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