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Leftwich, Cheshire West and Chester

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Leftwich, Cheshire West and Chester

Leftwich is a village in Cheshire, England. It lies just south of the town of Northwich, and is situated within the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester. Leftwich was historically a manor and township, comprising most of the area between the rivers Weaver and Dane. As well as encompassing the area around Davenham parish church, Leftwich also extended slightly to the north of the River Dane, including the site of the present Northwich Memorial Hall.
Administrative CountyCheshire West and Chester
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ6672
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCheshire
 

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

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

Leftwich, township and vil., Davenham par., Cheshire - township (partly in town of Northwich), 968 ac., pop. 2864; vil., on river Dane, 1½ mile S. of Northwich; P.O.; has boatbuilding and mfr. of salt.

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