Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for PEOVER (Over)

PEOVER (Over), a chapelry in Rostherne parish, Cheshire; on the river Peover. 2½ miles W S W of Chelford r. station, and 3½ S S E of Knutsford. It comprisesthe townships of Peover Superior, Marthall, and Snelson; and it has a post-office under Knutsford. Acres, 5,088. Real property, £9,055. Pop., 942. Houses, 178. The property is subdivided. The manor of Peover Superior, with Peover Hall, belongs to Sir H. Mainwaring, Bart. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £180.* Patron, Sir H. Mainwaring, Bart. The church consists of nave, chancel, and two side chapels, with a tower; was mainly rebuilt in 1811; and containsmonuments of the Mainwarings. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a free school, and charities £85.


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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a chapelry"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Peover Superior Ch/CP/Tn       Rostherne AP/Tn/CP       Cheshire AncC
Place names: OVER PEOVER     |     PEOVER     |     PEOVER OVER
Place: Over Peover

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