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Chelford is a village and civil parish in Cheshire, England, near to the junction of the A537 and A535 roads six miles (10 km) west of Macclesfield and six miles south-east of Knutsford. It is served by Chelford railway station on the line between Crewe and Manchester. At the 2011 census, Chelford had a population of 1,174.
Chelford is near the Capesthorne Estate and surrounded by farmland. Local amenities include St John's church, the burial place of former world champion racing cyclist Reg Harris and the venue for an annual cyclists' Christmas Carol service, a post office and a pub/restaurant, The Egerton Arms.
There has been a big cattle market at Chelford every Monday for over a century. It will close; its last sale will be on 30 March 2017; its site will be used for housing. Its business will be travsferred to the market at Beeston Castle near Chester.
- "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 13 March 2016.
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