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Stretton, Warrington

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Stretton, Warrington

Stretton is a village and civil parish in Cheshire, England not far from Warrington. The parish includes the village of Lower Stretton. It is at the very southern tip of Warrington, about seven miles south of the town centre. It has a large hotel (Park Royal Hotel) and is the site of Warrington's private hospital, run by Spire Healthcare. The village is near junction 10 of the M56 motorway. The Royal Navy Air Station HMS Blackcap existed at Stretton between June 1942 and November 1958.
Post townWarrington
Administrative CountyWarrington
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ6182
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCheshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCheshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCheshire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01925
Population1,009 (2001)

Stretton, Warrington in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Stretton.-- eccl. dist., township, and vil., Great Budworth par., Cheshire - dist., pop. 1033; township, 1133 ac., pop. 396; vil., 3½ miles S. of Warrington; P.O.

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