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Chelford, Cheshire East

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Chelford, Cheshire East

Chelford is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. It is near to the junction of the A537 and A535 roads, about six miles (10 km) west of Macclesfield, and six miles south-east of Knutsford. It is served by a small railway station on the line between Crewe and Manchester. According to the 2001 census, Chelford had a total population of 1,254. Chelford is near the Capesthorne Estate and surrounded by farmland.
Post townMACCLESFIELD
Administrative CountyCheshire East
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ8174
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCheshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCheshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCheshire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01625
Population1,254
 

Other names by which Chelford, Cheshire East has been known in the past

Celeford

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

Chelford, township and ry. sta., Prestbury par., mid. Cheshire, on river Peover, 11 miles SW. of Stockport, 1182 ac. (20 water), pop. 313; P.O., T.O.

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