Chorlton, Cheshire East

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New houses, Wychwood Park, Chorlton
Chorlton is located in Cheshire
Location within Cheshire
Population897 (2011)
OS grid referenceSJ728504
Civil parish
  • Chorlton
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCREWE
Postcode districtCW2
Dialling code01270
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
53°03′00″N 2°24′25″W / 53.050°N 2.407°W / 53.050; -2.407Coordinates: 53°03′00″N 2°24′25″W / 53.050°N 2.407°W / 53.050; -2.407

Chorlton is a village SJ728504 and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. The village lies 4 miles to the south east of Crewe. Nearby villages include Betley, Hough, Shavington, Weston and Wybunbury. The Crewe to Stafford railway line runs north to south through the parish.

According to the 2001 census, the parish had a population of 113,[1] increasing to 897 at the 2011 Census.[2]


From 1974, the civil parish was served by Crewe and Nantwich Borough Council, which was succeeded on 1 April 2009 by the new unitary authority of Cheshire East.[3] Chorlton falls in the parliamentary constituency of Crewe and Nantwich,[4] which has been represented by Edward Timpson since a by-election in 2008.

Listed buildings[edit]

The parish contains one structure designated by English Heritage as a listed building. This is Basford Bridge Cottage, a timber-framed and brick building dating from the 17th century.[5] The cottage is listed at Grade II, the lowest of the three grades of listing, which is applied to "buildings of national importance and special interest".[6]


  1. ^ Neighbourhood Statistics: Chorlton CP (accessed 12 August 2007)
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2016.
  3. ^ Cheshire (Structural Changes) Order 2008 Archived May 17, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Cheshire County Council: Interactive Mapping: Crewe and Nantwich (accessed 27 January 2009)
  5. ^ Historic England, "Basford Bridge Cottage, Chorlton (1330164)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 15 December 2013
  6. ^ Listed Buildings, English Heritage, archived from the original on 27 December 2012, retrieved 28 February 2013

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