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This article is about the village. For other uses, see Swettenham (disambiguation).
St Peter's Church, Swettenham
Swettenham is located in Cheshire
Swettenham shown within Cheshire
Population 291 (2011)
OS grid reference SJ800671
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Congleton
Postcode district CW12
Dialling code 01477
Police Cheshire
Fire Cheshire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
53°12′05″N 2°18′00″W / 53.201452°N 2.299887°W / 53.201452; -2.299887Coordinates: 53°12′05″N 2°18′00″W / 53.201452°N 2.299887°W / 53.201452; -2.299887

Swettenham is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. According to the 2001 Official UK Census, the population of the entire civil parish was 248,[1] increasing to 291 at the 2011 Census.[2]

Within the parish is Kermincham Hall, Swettenham Meadows Nature Reserve and Quinta Arboretum,[3] both managed by Cheshire Wildlife Trust.[4][5][6] The Lovell Quinta Arboretum was founded by astronomer Sir Bernard Lovell, who lived at Swettenham from 1948 until his death in 2012; it has been managed by Tatton Garden Society since 2003.[7]

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  1. ^ Official 2001 Census Figures. Retrieval Date: 13 August 2007.
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 14 March 2016. 
  3. ^ www.rhs.org.uk
  4. ^ Swettenham Meadows Information. Cheshire Wildlife Trust Website. Retrieval Date: 15 August 2007.
  5. ^ Tatton Garden Society: The Lovell Quinta Arboretum: Description (accessed 16 January 2013)
  6. ^ Cheshire Wildlife Trust: The Quinta (accessed 16 January 2013)
  7. ^ Tatton Garden Society: The Quinta (accessed 16 January 2013)

External links[edit]

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