North Rode

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North Rode
North Rode Viaduct.jpg
North Rode Viaduct
North Rode is located in Cheshire
North Rode
North Rode
North Rode shown within Cheshire
Population 178 [1]
OS grid reference SJ889665
Civil parish
  • North Rode
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CREWE
Postcode district CW12
Dialling code 01260
Police Cheshire
Fire Cheshire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
CheshireCoordinates: 53°11′45″N 2°10′00″W / 53.195825°N 2.166706°W / 53.195825; -2.166706

North Rode is a small village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England.[2] According to the 2001 census, the population of the entire civil parish was 178.[1]

North Rode was originally a township in Prestbury ancient parish, and it was also part of Macclesfield Hundred. In the nineteenth century, it was also placed in Macclesfield poor law union and rural sanitary district. In 1866, it was placed in Macclesfield rural district, and at the same time it became a separate civil parish.[3] There was a small change to the boundary of the civil parish in 1936.[4]

North Rode became a separate ecclesiastical parish in 1846, when it was placed in Macclesfield rural deanery. In 1873 it was assigned to Macclesfield South rural deanery, and in 1880, it reassigned back into the re-established Macclesfield deanery.[4] It has a picturesque church built 1845-6 dedicated to St Michael.

North Rode's parliamentary representation, after the Great Reform Act of 1832 began with it being in the Cheshire Northern Division parliamentary constituency. In 1867 until 1885, it was placed in the Cheshire North Division parliamentary constituency, and from 1885 until 1948 it was in the Knutsford Division parliamentary constituency. Since 1948 it has been in Macclesfield County Constituency.[3]

The Daintry Hall (village hall) occupied by a children's day nursery.[citation needed]

Until it fell casualty to the "Beeching Axe" a branch of the North Staffordshire Railway from Uttoxeter joined the main line here.

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  1. ^ a b "Neighbourhood Statistics: Area: North Rode CP (parish)". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 25 January 2009. 
  2. ^ "Parish clerks". Macclesfield Borough Council. Retrieved 25 January 2009. 
  3. ^ a b Youngs (1991, pp. 4, 32)
  4. ^ a b Youngs (1991, p. 32)


  • Youngs, F. A. (1991). Guide to the local administrative units of England. (Volume 1: Northern England). London: Royal Historical Society. ISBN 0-86193-127-0. 

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