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Bosley, Cheshire East

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Bosley, Cheshire East

Bosley is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 406. The village is on the A523 road about six miles south of Macclesfield. It is the site of the Bosley Reservoir. The village is immediately to the north of the Staffordshire border, and is close to the Peak District National Park.
Post townMACCLESFIELD
Administrative CountyCheshire East
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ9165
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCheshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCheshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCheshire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01260
Population406
 

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

Boselega

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

Bosley, township with ry. sta., Prestbury par., E. Cheshire, 6½ miles NW. of Macclesfield, 3190 ac. (120 water), pop. 400; P.O.

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