Place:Bollington, Cheshire, England

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NameBollington
TypeTown
Coordinates53.3°N 2.1°W
Located inCheshire, England
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Bollington is a small town and civil parish in the county of Cheshire (County Palatine of Chester), England, in the unitary authority of Cheshire East,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. According to the 2001 UK census, Bollington had a population of 7,095. (7593 in 2011 census)

Bollington, which is locally nicknamed "Happy Valley", is on the River Dean and the Macclesfield Canal, on the south-western edge of the Peak District. Rising above the town is Kerridge Hill that is surmounted by White Nancy, a monument built to commemorate the Battle of Waterloo in the Napoleonic Wars.

Bollington is twinned with Thurles in North Tipperary, Ireland.

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