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Tarporley, Cheshire West and Chester

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Tarporley, Cheshire West and Chester

Tarporley is a large village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. Tarporley is bypassed by the A49 and A51 roads and is considered a picturesque village for both visitors and residents, holding a regular country market on the first Saturday of each month. At the 2001 Census, the population was 2,634. Tarporley civil parish also contains the village of Rhuddall Heath.
Post townTARPORLEY
Administrative CountyCheshire West and Chester
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ5562
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCheshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCheshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCheshire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01829
Population2,634 (2001 Census)
 

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

Torporley ~ Torpelei

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

Tarporley, market town, par., and township (ry. sta. Beeston Castle and Tarporley, 2 miles S.), Cheshire, 10 miles SE. of Chester - township, 1144 ac., pop. 1350; town and par., 6194 ac., pop. 2669; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Thursday. Tarporley is an ancient place, whose inhabitants are chiefly employed in the mfr. of stockings and leather breeches. It is the headquarters of the Cheshire Hunt. A battle, in which the Royalists were victorious, was fought here in 1642.

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