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Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester

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Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester

Chorlton-cum-Hardy is a suburban area of the city of Manchester, England, known locally as Chorlton. It is situated about four miles southwest of Manchester city centre. Pronunciation varies: /ˈtʃɔrltən/ CHORL-tən and /ˈtʃɒlən/ CHOL-ən are both common. By the 9th century, there was an Anglo-Saxon settlement here. Later in the Middle Ages, improved drainage methods led to population growth.
Post townMANCHESTER
Administrative CountyManchester
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSJ8193
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code0161
Population13,512
 

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