• 23

    Nov

    The Meadows Chester

    The Meadows The Meadows ownership can be traced back more than 1000 years. In the tenth century they belonged to the crown, but from 1071 were administered by the Earls of Chester. The first Earl, Hugh Lupus, was given the land by his uncle William…
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  • 23

    Nov

    St. John the Baptist – Chester’s Oldest Church

    St John the Baptist – Chester’s Original Cathedral – Chester’s Oldest Church   Founded as the great Saxon Minster of Mercia in 689AD by Æthelred King of Mercia, probably on the site of a Roman Christian Church or Shrine, it was enhanced in 907 by…
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  • 09

    Nov

    THE CHESHIRE CAT

    The Cheshire Cat became most famous with the fiction work by Lewis Carroll, published in 1864. Lewis Carroll is the pen name of Rev. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, a Cheshire man, who wrote, "Alice in Wonderland," after telling an improvisational tale to a real little girl…
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  • 09

    Nov

    CHESHIRE CHEESE

    Cheshire Cheese the oldest made cheese in the UK.  It is thought that the Romans introduced cheese making to the local English Tribes. Cheshire cheese is a dairy product made in Cheshire and is traditionally white and crumbly. From 1597 the Welsh introduced a vegetable…
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