Glazebrook redirects here; for other uses see Glazebrook (disambiguation)
Coordinates: 53°25′43″N 2°27′27″W / 53.42863°N 2.45739°W
Rixton-with-Glazebrook is a civil parish in the unitary authority of Warrington, Cheshire, England. It lies to the east of Warrington and borders Irlam, and is largely farmland. It has a railway station at Glazebrook and is served by buses along the A57 road. The parish was originally a township within Warrington parish before becoming a separate parish in 1866. It was part of the Warrington Poor Law Union and, from 1894, Warrington Rural District, and the District of Warrington from 1974.
According to the
2001 Census, Rixton-with-Glazebrook parish had a population of 1,884. [1 ]
Glazebrook has a small housing estate, a post office and
Glazebrook railway station. The station, on the Liverpool to Manchester southern route, marks the westernmost boundary of the Transport for Greater Manchester area.
The village lies around 4 miles east of Warrington town centre and is bounded by
Cadishead to the east and Culcheth to the north.
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The name "Rixton" derives from the personal name "Ric" and
, which is tun Old English for a homestead or settlement. "Glazebrook" derives from glas, which can mean either a river, or else "blue" or "green or blue", and , from Old English "brōc", meaning a small stream. brook [2 ]
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