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Subject: North West England, Craven, List of places in Lancashire, Civil parishes in Lancashire, BB postcode area, Euravia
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Coordinates: 53°53′53″N 2°08′56″W / 53.898°N 2.149°W / 53.898; -2.149


A view towards Kelbrook
Population 1,026 (2001)
OS grid reference SD902447
Civil parish Kelbrook and Sough
District Pendle
Shire county Lancashire
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district BB18
Dialling code 01282
Police Lancashire
Fire Lancashire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Pendle
List of places

Kelbrook is a village in the Borough of Pendle, in Lancashire, England. It lies on the A56 road between Colne and Earby. It has a population of 1,026.

Historically a part of the now divided old parish of Thornton-in-Craven in the West Riding of Yorkshire, Kelbrook was administered as part of Skipton Rural District, until boundary changes in 1974. Kelbrook lies in West Craven, so keeping cultural links with Yorkshire and Craven.

The main [2]. The public house was previously named the Scotsmans Arms. The public house changed name between 1853 and 1891.

Kelbrook School is situated in the heart of the village. The highest building in the village is the village church, St Mary's of Kelbrook. Other local towns and villages are Barnoldswick - 2 miles west, Earby - 1 mile north, Salterforth - 1 mile west, Thornton in Craven - 2 miles north, Foulridge - 2 miles south, Colne - 3½ miles south.

Wicker Man.

The residents of Kelbrook are affectionately called Kelbricks. This name is believed to originate from the 1880s when a brickworks was located in the village. The brickworks was demolished in 1952.

This village has many charming customs, for instance during a [7].

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