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Prestbury, Cheshire East

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Prestbury, Cheshire East

Prestbury is a village, civil parish and ecclesiastical parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. Prestbury is a long, narrow parish covering 1,165 hectares to the west of the Peak Park foothills and to the east of the sandstone ridge which is ‘the edge’. The village is about 1.5 miles (3 km) north of Macclesfield. At the time of the 2001 census, the civil parish had a population of 3,324.
Administrative CountyCheshire East
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ9077
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCheshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCheshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCheshire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01625

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

Prestbury.-- par., township, and vil. with ry. sta., Cheshire - par. (containing Macclesfield), 62,415 ac., pop. 55,975; township, 620 ac., pop. 292; vil., 2 miles NW. of Macclesfield; P.O., T.O.; near the vil. is Prestbury Hall, seat.

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