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Wybunbury is a village (at SJ698499) and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. The village lies 3¼ miles to the south east of Nantwich and 3¾ miles to the south of Crewe. The parish also includes the settlements of Clannor Heath, Daisy Hill, The Flag, Pinfold and parts of Blakelow, Haymoor Green and Howbeck Bank.[1] Nearby villages include Hough, Shavington, Stapeley and Walgherton. The A51 runs east–west through the south-western corner of the parish.

According to the 2001 census, the parish had a population of 1,474.[2]

Wybunbury is pronounced "Win-bree"

Governance[edit]

From 1974 the civil parish was served by Crewe and Nantwich Borough Council, which was succeeded on 1 April 2009 by the new unitary authority of Cheshire East .[3] Wybunbury falls in the parliamentary constituency of Crewe and Nantwich,[4] which has been represented by Edward Timpson since a by-election in 2008.

Notable features[edit]

Leaning tower of St Chad's

The leaning tower of the former church of St Chad, also known as the 'Leaning Tower of South Cheshire' and the 'Hanging Steeple of Wimberie', is located in Wybunbury village.[1][5] The 29.3 m tower is all that remains of a late fifteenth century church demolished in 1833. (Later churches, replacing the fifteenth century one, were also demolished in 1892 and 1977.[5]) The tower was stabilised using underexcavation by James Trubshaw in 1832; this is the earliest known application of the technique, which was also used to stabilise the Leaning Tower of Pisa.[5]

There are four Commonwealth service war graves of World War I in the original churchyard[6] and, in the neighbouring churchyard extension, another three from the same war and four from World War II.[7]

The parish also includes the lowland raised bog of Wybunbury Moss, a national nature reserve and Site of Special Scientific Interest.[8] The bog is the setting for the children's book, Nellie Longarms Will Get You... If You Don't Watch Out, by John Bailey and Rose Quigley.[9] In English folklore, the moss is also said to be the home to a headless horseman and 'Ginny Greenteeth', (see Jenny Greenteeth).

Geography and Transport[edit]

Wybunbury Lane links the B5071 which runs through the Wybunbury parish to London Road (Stapeley). This lane provides a direct transport link between parish of Wybunbury and the village of Stapeley.[10]

Education[edit]

Wybunbury Delves C of E Primary School is a Church of England primary school. Wybunbury Delves is a small school with around 250 pupils. The school is involved with sponsoring a school in Africa.

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Wybunbury Delves School June 2012

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Coordinates: 53°02′44″N 2°27′02″W / 53.04556°N 2.45056°W / 53.04556; -2.45056


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Flying Wybunbury

Wybunbury Moss and Tower tour.

Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes

The historic rolling of Fig Pies at Wybunbury 7th June 2008... For Crewe and Nantwich Ghost Walks see http://www.crewetours.com.

Wybunbury Delves Kids

A sad slideshow of when us Y6's06-07 left Wybunbury Delves.

In the belfry at Wybunbury, Cheshire

In the belfry at the leaning tower of Wybunbury, Cheshire. A church with a rather unfortunate history of which the tower is the only part left. When the bells are being rung it certainly moves!...

DRONE FLIGHT OVER WYBUNBURY MOSS

FLIGHT OVER WYBUNBURY MOSS. A RARE FLOATING BOG SITTING OVER 60 FEET OF WATER. NO TREES HERE BECAUSE THEY FALL THROUGH !

The Leaning Tower of Wybunbury

This is a short doc I made in my second year at University... We take a look at the village's tower and discover a very interesting past.

Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes 2013

Saturday 8th June 2013.

Birdsong and Bells at Wybunbury, Cheshire

The sounds on a gloomy evening but lovely walk next to Wybunbury Moss and Tower.

WYBUNBURY CHURCH[CHESHIRE]

THIS IS THE SWAN PUB IN WYBUNBURY CHESHIRE .WHERE MY GOOD LADY AND I WENT FOR OUR SUNDAY LUNCH TO CELEBRATE our40th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY.

Flying Wybunbury

A bit more flying.

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road.cc
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 04:40:35 -0700

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Nantwich News

Nantwich News
Thu, 02 Apr 2015 00:52:30 -0700

“And the council has agreed to re-surface two main roads through Willaston – Wistaston Road and Wybunbury Road. “I regularly attend Rope Parish Council meetings as Cheshire East Councillor so I thought it would be a good idea to be full member of the ...
 
Crewe Chronicle
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 06:32:53 -0700

As part of the Chronicle's election coverage we will have an eight-page supplement in the paper the week prior to the May 7 elections featuring the local candidates from our area. Because there are three elections – parliamentary, Cheshire East Council ...

Nantwich News

Nantwich News
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 01:08:30 -0700

It was sent by all heads of Brine Leas Academy, Malbank High, Pear Tree Primary, Stapeley Broad Lane, Weaver, St Anne's Catholic, Millfields, Highfields, Wyche, Willaston, Wybunbury Delves, Acton, Sound, and St Oswald's Worleston. Brine Leas School ...

Crewe Guardian

Crewe Guardian
Fri, 10 Apr 2015 13:26:15 -0700

A LETTER warning parents they may be reported to the police and social services if they allow their children to play 18-rated video games has been defended by Cheshire East Council. The letter, sent by Nantwich Education Partnership, said the local ...

Crewe Chronicle

Crewe Chronicle
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:10:22 -0700

Jack Parker, of School Bank, Wybunbury, near Crewe, pleaded guilty at South Cheshire Magistrates Court to two charges of failing to notify of a change in his circumstances that would affect his entitlement to housing benefit, council tax benefit and ...
 
The Crewe News
Sun, 08 Jun 2014 16:37:30 -0700

The event is organised by the Wybunbury Tower Preservation Trust. It dates back to at least 200 years though stopped in 1920. The event was reprised in 1993 and all proceeds are split between local organisations – the Wybunbury Tower Preservation Trust ...

Crewe Guardian

Crewe Guardian
Thu, 12 Jun 2014 22:03:45 -0700

Organised by the Wybunbury Tower Preservation Trust, the tradition dates back at least 200 years. After stopping in 1920 it was resurrected in 1993, with proceeds supporting various local good causes. Crewe and Nantwich MP Edward Timpson rolled the ...
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