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Subject: [CHESHIRE-L] Re: NANTWICH
Date: Fri, 6 Aug 1999 05:59:45 EDT
On Thu, 5 Aug 1999 04:42:35 +0100 "Donald Tomkinson"
> Nantwich is or was a market town in Cheshire,
Still is - market day is Thursday.
> at one time a centre of the leather trade and a salt producer.
> Now it's a very attractive mainly dormitory town.
Lots of history which atracts many visitors every year. On 10th December 1583
there occured the great fire of Nantwich which destroyed much of the town
> It's about 24 miles south of Chester.
And just to the west of Crewe.
I now work in Natwich on the site of the old Barony Hospital. I am told that
my office is in what used to be the maternity unit. No comments please!
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