Smallwood, Cheshire

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St John the Baptist, Smallwood
Smallwood is located in Cheshire
Location within Cheshire
Population614 (2011)
OS grid referenceSJ806602
Civil parish
  • Smallwood
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtCW11
Dialling code01477
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
53°08′20″N 2°17′24″W / 53.139°N 2.290°W / 53.139; -2.290Coordinates: 53°08′20″N 2°17′24″W / 53.139°N 2.290°W / 53.139; -2.290

Smallwood is a civil parish and small village in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. The village is approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) east of Sandbach and 3 miles south-west of Congleton. It is based in a rural area and is largely agricultural.[citation needed] At the 2001 census, the parish had a population of 491,[1] increasing to 614 at the 2011 Census.[2]

There is a primary school (Smallwood Church of England Primary Academy) within the village,[3] and also a children's day nursery attached to a farm.[4] St John's Parish Church, built between 1843 and 1846, is Grade II listed.[5]

A Village Design Statement was created by Smallwood Parish Council, residents of Smallwood and Cheshire East Council, it gives a full description of the village, including its history. In addition it is also a planning document adopted by Cheshire East Council on 14 October 2010.[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Neighbourhood Statistics: Smallwood CP (accessed 9 April 2011)
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighborhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Home". Smallwood Academy. Retrieved 9 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Welcome to Apples and Pears". Apples and Pears Private Day Nursery. Retrieved 9 February 2019.
  5. ^ Historic England, "Church of St John the Baptist, Smallwood  (Grade II) (1330068)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 22 March 2012
  6. ^ "Smallwood Village Design Statement: Supplementary Planning Document". Cheshire East Council. 14 October 2010. Retrieved 9 February 2019.

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