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Cheshire Plain

Relatively flat expanse of lowland in North West England, the surface expression of the Cheshire Basin, an area of sedimentary rocks overlain by Mercia Mudstones laid down about 250 million years ago.

Chevalier Taylor

Redirected to John Taylor (oculist)


Technique used in the visual arts that makes use of light and shadow to define three-dimensional objects and surfaces.

Chigwell Hall

Grade II listed manor house in Chigwell, Essex, owned by the Metropolitan Police Service and serving as it sports and social club.

Choir screen

Redirected to rood screen.


Redirected to dancing mania.

Chorlton Poor Law Union

Founded in January 1837 in response to the Poor Law Amendment Act 1834, also known as the New Poor Law. It was overseen by an elected board of 19 guardians representing the 12 parishes in the area it served: Ardwick, Burnage, Chorlton-upon-Medlock, Chorlton with Hardy, Didsbury, Gorton, Hulme, Levenshulme, Mosside, Rusholme, Stretford, and Withington, all in south Manchester, England.

Chowbent Chapel

Active Unitarian place of worship in Atherton, Greater Manchester that was built in 1721.

Christopher Saxton

English cartographer who produced the first county maps of England and Wales.

Church grim

Spirit that protects graveyards from witches and the Devil, usually appearing as a black dog.