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Windmill Tavern, Salwick.jpg
Windmill Tavern public house, Salwick
Salwick is located in the Borough of Fylde
Shown within Fylde Borough
Salwick is located in the Fylde
Shown within the Fylde
Salwick is located in Lancashire
Salwick shown within Lancashire
OS grid reference SD463322
Civil parish
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town PRESTON
Postcode district PR4
Dialling code 01772
Police Lancashire
Fire Lancashire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
53°47′02″N 2°48′54″W / 53.784°N 2.815°W / 53.784; -2.815Coordinates: 53°47′02″N 2°48′54″W / 53.784°N 2.815°W / 53.784; -2.815

Salwick is a village between Kirkham and Preston in Lancashire, England. The village is largely rural and is an extension of the smaller Clifton to the south. It is in the borough of Fylde, and in the Parliamentary Constituency of Fylde, and forms part of the civil parish of Newton with Clifton. It is at grid reference SD466320, and is served by Salwick railway station.

The area of "Clifton With Salwick" was in the Archdeaconry of Richmond in the Diocese of Chester.

The etymology of Salwick is unclear. The "wick" may come from Old English wic, meaning an earlier Romano-British settlement specialised in farming; but the "Sal(w)" element is unclear.

Salwick is the home of the Springfields nuclear fuel manufacturing plant operated by Westinghouse Electric Company, which dominates the village.

See also


External links

  • Genealogy of Salwick

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