Place:Little Neston, Cheshire, England

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NameLittle Neston
TypeVillage
Coordinates53.28°N 3.057°W
Located inCheshire, England
See alsoWirral (hundred), Cheshire, Englandhundred in which it was situated
Wirral Registration District, Cheshire, Englandregistration district of which it was part
Neston-cum-Parkgate, Cheshire, Englandurban district which contained Little Neston 1894-1933
Neston, Cheshire, Englandurban district which covered the area 1933-1974
Ellesmere Port and Neston (borough), Cheshire, Englanddistrict municipality into which Neston was absorbed in 1974
Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, Englandunitary authority which it joined in 2009
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Little Neston is a residential village south of Neston and situated on the Wirral Peninsula in Cheshire, England. Little Neston is now located in Cheshire West and Chester unitary authority. It had a population of 3,390 at the 2001 Census.

The settlement was mentioned in the Domesday Book as Little Nestone.

Together with Neston, it is a former mining village, with shafts dug out underneath the River Dee. The colliery closed in the 1920s.

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Little Neston was a township in Neston ancient parish, in the Wirral hundred of Cheshire, England. It became a civil parish in 1866. It included the hamlet of Windle Hill. The civil parish was abolished in 1894 to become part of Neston-cum-Parkgate. The population was 254 in 1801, 51 in 1851, and 1225 in 1901.

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