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Delamere, Cheshire West and Chester

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Delamere, Cheshire West and Chester

Delamere is a village and civil parish in Cheshire. It is situated approximately 7 miles to the west of Northwich, within the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester. The name of the village comes from the French de la mere "of the lake". The civil parish is well known for the Delamere Forest, an expanse of oak, pine and sycamore trees which forms the largest woodland in Cheshire. It includes the hills of Old Pale and Eddisbury Hill, part of the Mid Cheshire Ridge.
Administrative CountyCheshire West and Chester
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ5669
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCheshire
 

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

Mere

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

Delamere, par. and township with ry. sta., in co. and 10 miles NE. of Chester -- par., 8934 ac., pop. 1467; township, 1969 ac., pop. 578; contains Delamere Lodge; D. was anciently a royal forest.

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