Pickmere

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Pickmere
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MERLIN radio telescope, Pickmere
Pickmere is located in Cheshire
Pickmere
Pickmere
 Pickmere shown within Cheshire
Population 541 (2001)
OS grid reference SJ691770
Civil parish Pickmere
Unitary authority Cheshire East
Ceremonial county Cheshire
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town KNUTSFORD
Postcode district WA16
Dialling code 01565
Police Cheshire
Fire Cheshire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Tatton
List of places
UK
England
Cheshire

Coordinates: 53°17′17″N 2°27′43″W / 53.288°N 2.462°W / 53.288; -2.462

Pickmere is a village and civil parish near Knutsford in the Borough of Cheshire East. It has a population of 541.[1] Landmarks in and around the village include a lake, Pick Mere, at grid reference SJ682770.

Pickmere is home to one of the radio telescopes that make up the Jodrell Bank MERLIN (Multi-Element Radio Linked Interferometer Network) radio telescope array linking six observing stations that together form a powerful telescope with an effective aperture of over 217 kilometres.

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Media related to Pickmere at Wikimedia Commons