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Gawsworth, Cheshire East

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Gawsworth, Cheshire East

Gawsworth is a civil parish and village in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. It is one of the eight ancient parishes of Macclesfield Hundred. Twenty acres of the civil parish were transferred to Macclesfield civil parish in 1936 The country houses Gawsworth Old Hall, Gawsworth New Hall and Gawsworth Old Rectory are in the village.
Administrative CountyCheshire East
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ8969
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCheshire
 

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

Gouesurde

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

Gawsworth, par. and vil., E. Cheshire, 3½ miles SW. of Macclesfield, 5704 ac., pop. 588; in vicinity of vil. is Gawsworth Hall, seat of Earl of Harrington.

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