Torrisholme

Torrisholme
Eclipse watchers on Torrisholme Barrow (geograph 4392829).jpg
People watching the solar eclipse of 20 March 2015, on Torrisholme Barrow
Torrisholme is located in Morecambe
Torrisholme
Torrisholme
Location in Morecambe
Torrisholme is located in the City of Lancaster district
Torrisholme
Torrisholme
Location in the City of Lancaster district
Torrisholme is located in Lancashire
Torrisholme
Torrisholme
Torrisholme shown within Lancashire
Population6,755 (in 2011)
OS grid referenceSD455637
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMORECAMBE
Postcode districtLA4
Dialling code01524
PoliceLancashire
FireLancashire
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Lancashire
54°03′58″N 2°49′48″W / 54°03′58″N 2°49′48″W / 54.066; -2.830

Torrisholme is a suburb of Morecambe, Lancashire, on the North West coast of England.[1] In the 2001 census the Torrisholme Ward had a population of 6,758 living in 3,118 households,[2] decreasing marginally to 6,755 at the 2011 Census.[3]

Torrisholme was referred to as Toredholme in the Domesday Book.[1]

Geography

Torrisholme is a suburban village, east of the centre of Morecambe. Poulton-le-Sands is north-west of the village with Bare located to the north. The boundary with Bare is formed by the Morecambe Branch Line, on which Bare Lane railway station is situated. East of the village is Skerton, a suburb of Lancaster.

Other Languages
Cymraeg: Torrisholme
polski: Torrisholme