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Saighton, Cheshire West and Chester

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Saighton, Cheshire West and Chester

'Saighton' is a civil parish and village in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England, a few miles south of Chester. Saighton was a township in St. Oswald's ancient parish until 1866 when it became a civil parish. The name is actually pronounced the same as the word 'Satan', and it was founded at the time of England being a strongly-Christian nation.
Administrative CountyCheshire West and Chester
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ4462
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCheshire
 

Other names by which Saighton, Cheshire West and Chester has been known in the past

Saltone

Saighton, Cheshire West and Chester in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Saighton, township and vil., Chester St Oswald par., in co. and 4 miles SE. of Chester, 1777 ac., pop. 344; near the vil. is Saighton Hall, seat.

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