ECCLESHILL, a township in Blackburn parish, Lancashire; 3¼ miles SSE of Blackburn. Acres, 792. Real property, £1,667; of which £213 are in mines. Pop., 543. Houses, 106.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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"ECCLESHILL, a township in the parish and, hundred of Blackburn, county palatine of Lancaster, 1½ mile from Over Darwen, its post town and railway station, and 3 miles S.E. of Blackburn. It is situated on the old Roman road, and the Bolton, Blackburn, and Clitheroe railway passes through it. A colliery and cotton-mill afford employment to most of the people. There is a chapel-of-ease, dedicated to St. James, and a National school for boys and girls."
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