Toft, Cheshire

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Toft
Toft parish church.jpg
Toft Parish Church
Toft is located in Cheshire
Toft
Toft
 Toft shown within Cheshire
Population 81 (2001)[1]
OS grid reference SJ755765
Civil parish Toft
Unitary authority Cheshire East
Ceremonial county Cheshire
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town KNUTSFORD
Police Cheshire
Fire Cheshire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Tatton
List of places
UK
England
Cheshire

Coordinates: 53°17′06″N 2°22′08″W / 53.284899°N 2.368944°W / 53.284899; -2.368944

Toft is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. It is located immediately to the south of Knutsford and is split by the A50 road to more southern Holmes Chapel. The village comprises several farms and a small picturesque church.

The parish has a population of only 81, and shares a parish council with the neighbouring parishes of Plumley and Bexton.[2]

Toft Hall[edit]

Main article: Toft Hall

Toft Hall is a 17th-century country house, now used as business premises. In 1809 the hall was renovated, the park landscaped and a mere and island constructed. Other features include an arched stone bridge, ha-ha, woodland garden, "cat house" and remains of a formal garden. Much of the grounds are now used as farmland.

Sport[edit]

Toft Cricket Club[3] is an established member of the Cheshire County League, currently playing in the ECB premier division of the Cheshire County Cricket League.[4] The club's greatest accolade was winning the National Village Championship trophy in 1989. Toft CC are based at Booths Park, Chelford Road which is actually in the neighbouring town of Knutsford.

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Census, 2001
  2. ^ Plumley with Toft and Bexton Parish Council
  3. ^ Toft Cricket Club Official website. Retrieval date: 25 September 2007.
  4. ^ Cheshire County Cricket League Official website. Retrieval Date: 25 September 2007.

External links[edit]

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