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Alderley Edge is a village and civil parish in Cheshire, England. In 2011, it had a population of 4,638.

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Google previewChildren's Literature Comes of Age (2015)

Toward a New Aesthetic by Maria Nikolajeva

Alderley Edge is a natural place for Susan and Colin's magical adventures when the jewel in Susan's bracelet proves to be a powerful amulet coveted both by good and evil forces. The landscape in The Weirdstone of Brisingamen is depicted ...

Google previewOld Cottages, Farm Houses and Other Half-Timber Buildings in Shropshire, Herefordshire and Cheshire (2007)

by E. A. Ould, James Parkinson

Alderley Edge is a beautiful spot and it forms quite a centre for the study of timber buildings. " The Eagle and Child," Plate Ixxx, just outside the village, has been an inn for centuries, but its license has at last been sacrificed to the conscientious ...

Google previewDams and Appurtenant Hydraulic Structures, 2nd edition (2014)

by Ljubomir Tanchev

Alderley Edge is a 3 km-wide tilted horst structure, dipping to the SSW, near the eastern margin of the Cheshire Basin (Fig. 2). The horst is bounded by the normal Alderley and Kirkleyditch Faults, with throws of 250 and 330 m. respectively.

Google previewHistoric Walks in Cheshire (2013)

A collection of 20 scenic walks by Jim Rubery

Alderley Edge is a two-mile-long sandstone escarpment rising to an altitude of 625ft(190m). Prior to the 1 7th century and before the lord of the manor, Thomas Stanley, began to plant trees on the Edge, this massive sandstone outcrop was a ...

Google previewThe History of the County Palatine of Chester (1817)


Alderley Edge is a singular insulated hill, something similar to the Rock of Beeston. The prospect from the majestic summit of Mowcop is very extensive, as it is also from the Shuttingslow hills. The hills near Frodsham, which may be considered ...

Google previewCelia’s Secret: A Journey towards Reconciliation (2015)

by Martha Ashwell

Alderley Edge is a dramatic red sandstone escarpment, with impressive views from Castle Rock over the Cheshire Plain to the Peak District. The highest point on the Edge was originally a Bronze Age burial mound, later used as a fire ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1817)

Alderley Edge is an eminence situated about five miles west from Macclesfield, from which place the road rises by an almost imperceptible ascent through narrow sandy lanes : the sand chiefly of a reddish-brown colour. In this red sand- stone ...

Google previewCheshire Walks with Children (1996)

by Nick Lambert

ffllderley Alderley Edge is a popular spot for Sunday walks and days out. ln Summer, it can be very busy in the car parks and on the main paths, but there are still areas where you can walk in peace and solitude, such as Waterfall Wood, on the ...

Google previewCountry Life (1904)

Ould: “Alderley Edge is a beautiful spot, and it forms quite a centre for the study of timber buildings. The Eagle and Child, just outside the village, has been an inn for centuries: but its licence has at last been sacrificed ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Sussex Dialect and Collection of Provincialisms in Use in the County of Sussex (1875)

Merchistoun, Alderley Edge, near Manchester. Nettleship, J., Esq., Mill Hill School, Hendon, N.W. Newton, Professor, Magdalene College, Cambridge. Nicholl, G. W., Esq., The Ham, Cowbridge, Glamorganshire. Nicholson ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannica (1922)

a dictionary of arts, sciences, literature and general information by Hugh Chisholm

Thus the efforts to introduce a zinc-smelting industry on a large scale into England, or to reopen the tin-production of Cornwall, or the copper mines of Alderley Edge, were apparently destined to collapse on the return of more normal prices, ...

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