Place:Northwich, Cheshire, England

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NameNorthwich
Alt namesCondatesource: Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1976) p 235; Romano-British Placenames [online] (1999) accessed 16 August 2004
Norwichsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 53
Wichsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 53
TypeTown
Coordinates53.267°N 2.533°W
Located inCheshire, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Northwich is a town and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. It lies in the heart of the Cheshire Plain, at the confluence of the rivers Weaver and Dane. The town is about east of Chester and south of Warrington.

The area around Northwich has been exploited for its salt pans since Roman times, when the settlement was known as Condate. The town has been severely affected by salt mining with subsidence historically being a large problem. However, recent investment in mine stabilisation is set to change the town with the 'Northwich Vision' being a plan for future development work.

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