Place:Pickmere, Cheshire, England

TypeTownship, Civil parish
Coordinates53.283°N 2.467°W
Located inCheshire, England
See alsoBucklow (hundred), Cheshire, Englandhundred in which it was situated
Great Budworth, Cheshire, Englandparish in which the township was located
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Pickmere is a village and civil parish near Knutsford in the Borough of Cheshire East. It had a population of 541 according to the UK census of 2001. It is situated on a lake called Pick Mere (mere is another word for lake).

Pickmere is home to one of the radio telescopes that make up the Jodrell Bank MERLIN (Multi-Element Radio Linked Interferometer Network) radio telescope array linking six observing stations that together form a powerful telescope with an effective aperture of over 217 kilometres.

Pickmere was one of the townships of the parish of Great Budworth.

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