Chorley, Cholmondeley

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Chorley is located in Cheshire
 Chorley shown within Cheshire
OS grid reference SJ574511
Civil parish Chorley
Unitary authority Cheshire East
Ceremonial county Cheshire
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Cheshire
Fire Cheshire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
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Coordinates: 53°03′20″N 2°38′13″W / 53.05545°N 2.63703°W / 53.05545; -2.63703

Chorley is a hamlet (at SJ574511) and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. The hamlet lies 5 miles to the west of Nantwich and 6 miles to the north east of Malpas. Nearby villages include Faddiley, Norbury, Ravensmoor and Wrenbury. The River Weaver runs north–south through the parish, and the A49 runs north–south immediately to the west.

According to the 2001 census, the parish had a population of 100.[1]

It should not be confused with the civil parish of Chorley near the town of Alderley Edge, also in Cheshire East.


Chorley civil parish falls within the catchment areas of Bickerton Holy Trinity CE Primary School in Bickerton and Bishop Heber High School in Malpas.[2][3]

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