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Davenham, Cheshire West and Chester

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Davenham, Cheshire West and Chester

Davenham (pronounced Day'vnum) is a rural village and civil parish approximately 3 kilometres south of the town of Northwich, part of the Borough of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire in England. It has a population of 5,655. The village is close to the A556 and A533 roads and both the River Dane and River Weaver. It is the birthplace of marathon runner Paula Radcliffe.
Post townNorthwich
Administrative CountyCheshire West and Chester
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ6570
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCheshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCheshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCheshire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01606
Population5,655 (2001)
 

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

Deveneham

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

Davenham, par. and township, mid. Cheshire, on river Dane, 2 miles S. of Northwich -- par., 9939 ac. (170 water), pop. 9204; township, 496 ac., pop. 585; P.O., T.O.; contains Davenham Hall.

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