RAMSGRAVE, a township in Blackburn parish, Lancashire; 2½ miles N by W of Blackburn. Acres, 757. Real property, £1,353. Pop. in 1851, 438; in 1861, 320. Houses, 63. The manor belongs to Lord de Tabley.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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"RAMSGRAVE, a township in the parish and hundred of Blackburn, county Lancaster, 2½ miles N.W. of Blackburn. It forms part of the chapelry of Mellor. A large portion of the township is occupied by the East Lancashire railway. The land is partly in pasture, with a soil and subsoil of clay. Stanley Hall, the old manor house, is now converted into a farm dwelling. Lord de Tabley is lord of the manor."
In 1835 Ramsgreave was a township in the parish of Blackburn.
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