Pickmere

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Pickmere is a village and civil parish near Knutsford in the Borough of Cheshire East. It has a population of 541.[1] Landmarks in and around the village include a lake, Pick Mere, at grid reference SJ682770.

Pickmere is home to one of the radio telescopes that make up the Jodrell Bank MERLIN (Multi-Element Radio Linked Interferometer Network) radio telescope array linking six observing stations that together form a powerful telescope with an effective aperture of over 217 kilometres.

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Media related to Pickmere at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 53°17′20″N 02°27′45″W / 53.28889°N 2.46250°W / 53.28889; -2.46250