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Saltney, Flintshire

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Saltney, Flintshire

Saltney is a small town in Flintshire, Wales. It is immediately to the west of the border with Cheshire in England and is contiguous with that part of the Chester urban area also known as Saltney.
Post townCHESTER
Administrative CountyFlintshire
Traditional CountyFlintshire
OS GridSJ3764
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01244
Population(2001 Census)
 

Saltney, Flintshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Saltney, township and vil. with ry. sta., Ha warden par., Flintshire - township (partly within the parl. limits of Chester), 2302 ac., pop. 2300; bor. part, pop. 1986; vil., on river Dee, 2 miles SW. of Chester; P.O., T.O.; has risen rapidly in importance as a place of coasting trade; has wharf and docks, and is the nearest and most convenient outlet for the central districts of Wales and the mining fields of Shropshire and Staffordshire. Saltney has extensive ironworks for the mfr. of anchors and chain cables.

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