Bosley

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Coordinates: 53°11′10″N 2°07′26″W / 53.186°N 2.124°W / 53.186; -2.124

Bosley
Bosley is located in Cheshire
Bosley
Bosley
 Bosley shown within Cheshire
Population 406 [1]
OS grid reference SJ917655
Civil parish Bosley
Unitary authority Cheshire East
Ceremonial county Cheshire
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town MACCLESFIELD
Postcode district SK11
Dialling code 01260
Police Cheshire
Fire Cheshire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Macclesfield
List of places
UK
England
Cheshire

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.[1] 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.

Despite being a small area it homes a number of national companies including Wood Treatment Ltd, manufacturers of Smart Cat wood based cat litter.

Arthur Herbert Procter, Victoria Cross recipient, was parish vicar of Bosley from 1931 to 1933.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Official 2001 Census Figures. Retrieval Date: 14 August 2007.
  2. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory, 1971-72. Oxford University Press. p. 779. 

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