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Peckforton, Cheshire East

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Peckforton, Cheshire East

Peckforton is a scattered settlement and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. The settlement is located 6.5 miles to the north east of Malpas and 7.5 miles miles to the west of Nantwich. The total population of the civil parish is somewhat over 100. Nearby villages include Bulkeley to the south, Beeston to the north, Higher Burwardsley to the west, Spurstow to the east and Bunbury to the north east.
Administrative CountyCheshire East
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ5356
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCheshire
Dialling code01270

Other names by which Peckforton, Cheshire East has been known in the past

Peckfreton ~ Pevretone

Peckforton, Cheshire East in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Peckforton, township, Bunbury par., Cheshire, 3½ miles SW. of Tarporley, 1754 ac., pop. 208; contains Peckforton Castle, seat of Lord Tollemache of Helmingham.

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