Picton, Cheshire

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Picton
Picton Gorse - geograph.org.uk - 36554.jpg
Picton Gorse
Picton is located in Cheshire
Picton
Picton
Location within Cheshire
Population58 (2001)
OS grid referenceSJ432710
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCHESTER
Postcode districtCH2
Dialling code01244
PoliceCheshire
FireCheshire
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Cheshire
53°14′00″N 2°51′00″W / 53.233333°N 2.85°W / 53.233333; -2.85Coordinates: 53°14′00″N 2°51′00″W / 53.233333°N 2.85°W / 53.233333; -2.85

Picton is a hamlet and former civil parish, now in the parish of Mickle Trafford and District, situated near to Chester, in the Borough of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire in England. In 2001 it had a population of 58.[1] The civil parish was abolished in 2015 to form Mickle Trafford and District.[2]

In 1995 aerial photography showed evidence of a Roman practice fort in the parish.[3][4]

Picton Hall and Picton Hall Farmhouse are designated by English Heritage as a Grade II listed building. It is the only listed building in the parish.[5]

References[edit]

Citations

  1. ^ Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Chester Retrieved 2009-12-27
  2. ^ "PICTON". GENUKI. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  3. ^ Latham, p. 12.
  4. ^ Temporary Marching Camp, Picton, Cheshire, Roman Britain.org, archived from the original on 21 October 2007, retrieved 7 November 2007
  5. ^ Historic England, "Picton Hall and Picton Hall Farmhouse (1229985)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 21 August 2013

Sources

  • Latham, Frank A. (ed.) (2005), Mickle Trafford, The Local History Group, ISBN 0-9551470-1-8CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)

External links[edit]

Media related to Picton at Wikimedia Commons