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
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMACCLESFIELD
Postcode districtSK11
Dialling code01477
PoliceCheshire
FireCheshire
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Cheshire
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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Media related to Lower Withington at Wikimedia Commons