Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for CHOWBENT, or Chewbent

CHOWBENT, or Chewbent, a village in Atherton chapelry, Lancashire; with a railway station, 2¼ miles NNE of Leigh. It has a post office‡ under Manchester, and chapels for Episcopalians, Baptists, and Unitarians; and it carries on an extensive manufactory of nails.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Lancashire AncC
Place names: CHEWBENT     |     CHOWBENT     |     CHOWBENT OR CHEWBENT
Place: Chowbent

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