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Marton, Cheshire East

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Marton, Cheshire East

Marton, Cheshire is a small village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England on the A34 road 3 miles (5 km) north of Congleton. Its outstanding feature is the 16th century timber–framed church of St James and St Paul, founded in 1563. A plaque outside the church claims it is the oldest timber-framed church still in use in Europe Marton is also home to the oldest oak in Cheshire which has been estimated at over 600 years old.
Administrative CountyCheshire East
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ8568
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCheshire
 

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

Meretone

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

Marton, township and vil., Prestbury par., Cheshire, 3½ miles N. of Congleton, 2194 ac., pop. 308; P.O.

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