Chelford

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Chelford
Chelford.jpg
A view of Chelford
Chelford is located in Cheshire
Chelford
Chelford
Chelford shown within Cheshire
Population 1,174 (2011)
OS grid reference SJ814749
Civil parish
  • Chelford
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town MACCLESFIELD
Postcode district SK11
Dialling code 01625
Police Cheshire
Fire Cheshire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
CheshireCoordinates: 53°16′12″N 2°16′44″W / 53.270°N 2.279°W / 53.270; -2.279

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.[1]

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;[2] its site will be used for housing. Its business will be travsferred to the market at Beeston Castle near Chester.


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  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 13 March 2016. 
  2. ^ March 30

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