Chorlton, Cheshire East

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Chorlton is a village SJ728504 and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. The village lies 4 miles to the south east of Crewe. Nearby villages include Betley, Hough, Shavington, Weston and Wybunbury. The Crewe to Stafford railway line runs north to south through the parish.

According to the 2001 census, the parish had a population of 113.[1]


From 1974, the civil parish was served by Crewe and Nantwich Borough Council, which was succeeded on 1 April 2009 by the new unitary authority of Cheshire East.[2] Chorlton falls in the parliamentary constituency of Crewe and Nantwich,[3] which has been represented by Edward Timpson since a by-election in 2008.

Listed buildings[edit]

The parish contains one structure designated by English Heritage as a listed building. This is Basford Bridge Cottage, a timber-framed and brick building dating from the 17th century.[4] The cottage is listed at Grade II, the lowest of the three grades of listing, which is applied to "buildings of national importance and special interest".[5]


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Coordinates: 53°03′01″N 2°24′26″W / 53.05016°N 2.40721°W / 53.05016; -2.40721