The Dun Cow public house, Ollerton
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Ollerton is a village in the Borough of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. It is approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) south east of the town of Knutsford, and had a population of 323 in 2001, rising marginally to 329 at the 2011 Census.
Local services are limited, and include a church in the adjacent village of Marthall, a pub and several postboxes. Other services such as the primary school, post office and shop have closed down, residents instead using services in Knutsford. Ollerton has a joint parish council with Marthall, elected every 3 years. The villages share the new village hall in Marthall, which was constructed in November 2009.
Ollerton is thought to have come from the name Owlerton and is named in the Domesday Book.
- Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Macclesfield Retrieved 2009-12-01
- "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
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