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Knutsford By Olivia Martin What did Knutsford used to look like King Canute Danish King of England circa 9941035 who supposedly forded the Lily stream thus giving us Cunetesford as it appears in the ID: 541089 Download Presentation

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What did Knutsford used to look like?Slide3

King CanuteDanish King of England, circa 994-1035, who supposedly 'forded' the Lily stream, thus giving us

Cunetesford as it appears in the Domesday Book.  An impressive mosaic can be seen at Canute Place.Slide4

Who used to live in knutsford?

Knutsford has been home to many famous people

including the author Elizabeth Gaskell who wrote Cranford and many other novels, Henry Royce the

engineer who in partnership with Charles Rolls created

Rolls Royce Motor Cars, Richard Harding Watt responsible

for the town’s Italianate buildings, Trumpet Major Smith

of Charge of the Light Brigade fame, and quite a few

others. The notorious Highwayman Higgins also lived in



More interesting factsEgerton. William Egerton started building the present Hall in 1790. It contains many beautiful rooms, including the Music and Drawing rooms which are in red and gold with huge chandeliers. The Hall is surrounded by an estate covering an area of almost five square miles. The last of the family, Maurice Egerton, bequeathed Tatton to the National Trust so that it would continue to be maintained after his death in 1958.

The mean age of the Knutsford Cheshire East settlement population is 43 years compared to a mean

age of 42 years for residents in the whole of Cheshire East. The predominant age band in KnutsfordCheshire East settlement is Age 30 to 44 which represents 20.29% of the population.Slide6

Even more interesting factsKnutsford is a town in Cheshire, England, located 14 miles (23 km) southwest of Manchester and 9 miles (14 km) northwest of

Macclesfield. It is situated on the Cheshire Plain, between the Peak District in the South Pennines

to the east and the Clwydian Range in the Welsh mountains to the west



is a perfect place for shopping and eating out. A lot of people like



because of that.Slide7

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Rose ‘n’ crown (painting)Slide8

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