Lower Withington

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Lower Withington
Lower Withington - Rose Day Procession.jpg
Rose Day Procession, Lower Withington
Lower Withington is located in Cheshire
Lower Withington
Lower Withington
Location within Cheshire
Population492 (2001)
OS grid referenceSJ813698
Civil parish
  • Lower Withington
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtSK11
Dialling code01477
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
53°13′26″N 2°16′44″W / 53.224°N 2.279°W / 53.224; -2.279Coordinates: 53°13′26″N 2°16′44″W / 53.224°N 2.279°W / 53.224; -2.279

Lower Withington is a civil parish and village in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. At the 2001 census, it had a total population of 492.[1] It contains a tin tabernacle church and a brick built chapel, two pubs, a few B&B's and various other businesses.

The village keeps a great sense of tradition, and every year there is a Rose Day Parade and fair. There is also a carol service during the Christmas season. The Jodrell Bank Observatory lies mostly within the parish.

It is located on the B5392 (Jodrell Bank-Macclesfield) near the A535 road (Alderley Edge-Holmes Chapel). Lower Withington is located 11 kilometres (7 mi) south-west of Macclesfield and 29 kilometres (18 mi) south of Manchester.

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