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Pickmere, Cheshire East

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Pickmere, Cheshire East

Pickmere is a village and civil parish near Knutsford in the Borough of Cheshire East. It has a population of 541. Landmarks in and around the village include a lake, Pick Mere, at grid reference SJ682770. Pickmere is home to one of the radio telescopes that make up the Jodrell Bank MERLIN (Multi-Element Radio Linked Interferometer Network) radio telescope array linking six observing stations that together form a powerful telescope with an effective aperture of over 217 kilometres.
Administrative CountyCheshire East
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ6977
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCheshire

Pickmere, Cheshire East in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Pickmere, township, Great Budworth par., Cheshire, 2½ miles NE. of Northwich, 1061 ac., pop. 241.

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