House on Moor Lane, Mancot
Mancot shown within Flintshire
|Population||3,496 (2011 CensusWard)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|UK Parliament||Alyn and Deeside|
|Welsh Assembly||Alyn and Deeside|
Mancot is a village in south east Flintshire, Wales, approximately 1 mile from Queensferry, and Hawarden and 6 miles from Chester. According to the 2001 Census, Mancot had a population of 3,462. In 1849 the population of the village was 282.
Mancot was earlier spelled with a double "tt" ending - Mancott.
Village amenities include an Animal farm park, a post office, village hall, park and playing fields, bowling green, library, a newsagent, a veterinary clinic, a Presbyterian church, Sandycroft County Primary School and the White Bear public house.
The village is situated close to the Wales-England border.
Notable people born in the village include Dr. Neville Brown FRSA Psychologist and Lexicographer now of Lichfield who was born in Mancot Royal in 1935, the late football player and Wales manager Gary Speed, who was born there in 1969, fellow former Everton captain Kevin Ratcliffe, DJ Ian Evans and football player Ricky Evans.
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