Church of St Peter & St Paul in Bolton-
History of Bolton-by-Bowland
Domesday Book
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Bolton by Bowland was originally in Yorkshire until 1974 and is now in Lancashire. There still remains several reminders within the village which are a reminder of pre-1974, such as the sign posts.
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Sign posts - As you pass over the bridge in the centre of the village then please note the restored 'West Riding' style road sign with grid reference 786494 on the top finial.This was restored in 2008 to how it looked prior to 1971 when the village was in the old West Riding of Yorkshire. You are of course in Lancashire! The below left hand photograph shows how the sign posts were modified with the "York W.R" section at the top cut off. The right hand side photograph shows the sign after it was restored in 2008.
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Original sign post with the top section cutt off
 
Restored sign post in 2008