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Rowton is a village and civil parish on the outskirts of Chester in the Borough of Cheshire West and Chester and ceremonial county of Cheshire in England. It has a population of 497.[1] The Battle of Rowton Heath took place in the village on 24 September 1645 during the English Civil War. It resulted in a decisive Parliamentarian victory over a Royalist army commanded in person by Charles I. It contains the Rowton Hall hotel.

Rowton
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Footpath near Hall Farm
Rowton is located in Cheshire
Rowton
Rowton
Location within Cheshire
Population497 (2001)
OS grid referenceSJ4464
Civil parish
  • Rowton
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCHESTER
Postcode districtCH3
Dialling code01244
PoliceCheshire
FireCheshire
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Cheshire
53°10′23″N 2°49′48″W / 53.173°N 2.83°W / 53.173; -2.83Coordinates: 53°10′23″N 2°49′48″W / 53.173°N 2.83°W / 53.173; -2.83

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  Media related to Rowton, Cheshire at Wikimedia Commons