HEATON, a township in Deane parish, Lancashire; on the Lancashire and Yorkshire railway, 2 miles WNW of Bolton. Acres, 1,630. Real property, £4,542; of which £109 are in mines and £250 in quarries. Pop. in 1851, 826; in 1861, 955. Houses, 180. The manor belonged to the Heaton family in the time of Edward III. Coal, building stone, and slate flags abound.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
- Christ Church, Chorley New Road, Church of England
- St Thomas of Canterbury, Lonsdale Road, Roman Catholic
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