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Simonstone is a small, largely residential village located in the south- easterly corner of the Ribble Valley. The village straddles the A671, between Padiham and Whalley, and is bounded on its southerly edge by the River Calder. The village of Simonstone dates back to the 13th century.
The spiritual, cultural and social centre of Simonstone village is its church and school. Bisecting these two places of worship and education runs the oldest road in the locality, the former “King’s Highway”, joining Lancaster and Manchester. The house at the School cross-roads is the former Toll Bar.
Land to the north of the Simonstone village is primarily farming land; the farms being tenanted from the Huntroyd Estate. To the south of the village is a busy industrial estate, accommodating Fort Vale Engineering , Dept of Work & Pensions, and Time Technology Park that accommodates several smaller businesses.