Cuddington, Vale Royal


Cuddington, Vale Royal

Infobox UK place
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official_name= Cuddington
country= England
region= North West England
population=

os_grid_reference= SJ602718
latitude= 53.240
longitude= -2.600297

post_town= NORTHWICH
postcode_area= CW
postcode_district= CW8
dial_code= 01606

constituency_westminster= Weaver Vale
civil_parish= Cuddington

shire_district= Vale Royal
shire_county= Cheshire

website= http://www.cuddingtonsandiway.co.uk

Cuddington is a civil parish and rural village in the Vale Royal borough of Cheshire, England, about six miles west of Northwich and fourteen miles east of Chester.

Within the civil parish of Cuddington are two villages: Cuddington and Sandiway. The civil parish was created in 1935.

History

The name Cuddington is Anglo Saxon and derives from The Tun of Cuda which translates to The People of Cuda. Cuddington was designated as a township in the 7th Century AD when the then Archbishop of Canterbury (Theodore) introduced the parochial system within the Parish of Weaverham. Cuddington's church was first set up as a chapel of ease, to save people having to walk all the way to Weaverham every Sunday. In ancient times the village was famed for its medicinal spring that has since been lost.

Present day

Nowadays Cuddington is a mainly residential village popular for its peaceful rural location and good transport links. The village is surrounded by fields and woodland with many public footpaths and the nearby ancient Delamere Forest is popular with walkers and cyclists. With a station on the railway linking Chester with Manchester and situated on the crossing of two main trunk roads, Cuddington is within easy reach of the nearby cities and the UK motorway network.

Famous Residents

The Wilbraham family lived in the area in Delamere House from 1784-1939. Where this house once stood is now known as Delamere Park which is now a prominent housing estate.

Olympic silver medalist Shirley Strong was born in Cuddington and lived in the village throughout her career. Gary Barlow of Take That fame once resided on the outskirts of Cuddington at Delamere Manor which was originally the home of the Wilbraham family.

External links

* [http://www.cuddingtonsandiway.co.uk/ Official website of the village of Cuddington and Sandiway]


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