Dunham Town

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Dunham Town
St. Mark's Church.jpg
St Mark's Church, Dunham Town
Dunham Town is located in Greater Manchester
Dunham Town
Dunham Town
Dunham Town shown within Greater Manchester
OS grid reference SJ740880
Civil parish
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ALTRINCHAM
Postcode district WA14
Dialling code 0161
Police Greater Manchester
Fire Greater Manchester
Ambulance North West
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UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Greater Manchester
53°23′17″N 2°23′24″W / 53.388°N 2.390°W / 53.388; -2.390Coordinates: 53°23′17″N 2°23′24″W / 53.388°N 2.390°W / 53.388; -2.390

Dunham Town is a village in the civil parish of Dunham Massey in the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford, Greater Manchester, England. It was historically a part of Cheshire.

History[edit]

Dunham Town previously formed part of the parish of Bowdon, in the hundred of Bucklow.[1]

Geography[edit]

Dunham Town is in the Bowdon ward of the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford.

Neighbouring settlements include Altrincham, Bowdon, Dunham Woodhouses, Little Bollington and Partington.

Dunham Park lies to the south of the village. It was designated a site of special scientific interest in 1965 because of its biological content. Dunham Park has been managed by the National Trust since 1976.

References[edit]

"Dunham Park citation sheet" (PDF). English Nature. Retrieved 2007-02-15. 

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