Place:Bollington, Cheshire, England

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NameBollington
TypeTown, Parish
Coordinates53.298°N 2.093°W
Located inCheshire, England
See alsoBucklow (hundred), Cheshire, Englandhundred in which it was situated
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Bollington is a small town and civil parish in Cheshire, England, to the east of Prestbury. In the Middle Ages it was part of the Earl of Chester's manor of Macclesfield, and the ancient parish of Prestbury. In the UK census of 2001, Bollington had a population of 7,095 (7593 in 2011 census).

In the 19th and 20th centuries, Bollington was a major centre for cotton spinning.

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