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Macclesfield Forest, Cheshire East

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Macclesfield Forest, Cheshire East

Macclesfield Forest is an area of woodland, predominantly conifer plantation, located around 5 km south east of Macclesfield in the civil parish of Macclesfield Forest and Wildboarclough, in Cheshire, England. The existing woodland is the last substantial remnant of the Royal Forest of Macclesfield, a once-extensive ancient hunting reserve. The area also includes two reservoirs, Trentabank and Ridgegate.
Administrative CountyCheshire East
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ9772
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCheshire

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

Macclesfield Forest, township, Prestbury par., Cheshire, 4 miles E. of Macclesfield, 3499 ac., pop. 207.

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