Dunham Town is a village in the civil parish of Dunham Massey in the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford, Greater Manchester, England. It was historically a part of Cheshire.

Dunham Town
St. Mark's Church.jpg
St Mark's Church, Dunham Town
Dunham Town is located in Greater Manchester
Dunham Town
Dunham Town
Location within Greater Manchester
OS grid referenceSJ740880
Civil parish
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townALTRINCHAM
Postcode districtWA14
Dialling code0161
PoliceGreater Manchester
FireGreater Manchester
AmbulanceNorth West
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Greater Manchester
53°23′17″N 2°23′24″W / 53.388°N 2.390°W / 53.388; -2.390Coordinates: 53°23′17″N 2°23′24″W / 53.388°N 2.390°W / 53.388; -2.390

HistoryEdit

Dunham Town previously formed part of the parish of Bowdon, in the hundred of Bucklow.[1]

GeographyEdit

Dunham Town is in the Bowdon ward of the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford.

Neighbouring settlements include Altrincham, Bowdon, Dunham Woodhouses, Little Bollington and Partington.

Dunham Park lies to the south of the village. It was designated a site of special scientific interest in 1965 because of its biological content. Dunham Park has been managed by the National Trust since 1976.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dunham Massey Tn/CP Cheshire through time: Administrative history of Parish-level Unit: hierarchies, boundaries". A Vision of Britain through Time. University of Portsmouth & others. 2008. Archived from the original on 19 September 2012. Retrieved 28 January 2009.

"Dunham Park citation sheet" (PDF). English Nature. Retrieved 15 February 2007.

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