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Barnton is a civil parish and village in the north-west of England, just outside the town of Northwich, since 2009 in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire. It lies north and east of the Trent & Mersey Canal which goes through two tunnels (Barnton and Saltersford) to the west of the village.
For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Barnton, Cheshire.
See also Great Budworth
A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Barnton from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72: