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Wincham, Cheshire West and Chester

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Wincham, Cheshire West and Chester

Wincham is a civil parish and village in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. It is about three miles north of Northwich in the Cheshire Plain. The Trent and Mersey Canal runs through the parish. The whole area around Wincham was the site of salt mining for many years, with the Lion Salt Works at nearby Marston.
Administrative CountyCheshire West and Chester
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ6775
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCheshire
 

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

Wimundisham

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

Wincham, township, Great Budworth par., Cheshire, on the Trent and Mersey Canal, 2 miles NE. of Northwich, 974 ac. (34 water), pop. 1172; contains Wincham Hall, seat.

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