Shotwick Park


Shotwick Park

Shotwick Park is a hamlet in Chester District, Cheshire, England. Located near the village of Shotwick, it is four miles north west of Chester and close to the Welsh border. Administratively, it is within the Saughall Ward of Chester City Council.

The area is the location of the remnants of Shotwick Castle, built about 1093 by Hugh Lupus, 1st Earl of Chester.citeweb|url=http://www.saughall.gov.uk/Hist1.htm|title=History of Saughall|work=Saughall & Shotwick Parish Council|accessdate=10 May|accessyear=2007]

By the 19th century, it was an extra-parochial place within the Wirral Hundred. The population was 25 in 1801, 13 in 1851, 8 in 1901 and 78 in 1951. [citeweb|url=http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/chs/shotwickpark.html|title=Cheshire Towns & Parishes: Shotwick Park|work=GENUKI UK & Ireland Genelaogy|accessdate=18 September|accessyear=2007]

Shotwick Park is a rural residential area with communal amenities provided in the nearby village of Saughall. A small industrial estate development also exists at Shotwick Park.

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