Pulford

Pulford is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester in the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. It is on the road B5445, southwest of Chester and on the border with Wales. The village's name is probably derived from the Welsh words Pwll ( "March") and Ffordd ( "Transition"). According to the 2001 census, the town had 395 inhabitants, in 2011, the population had risen to 580th In the Parish, there are several notable buildings, including a castle, a church and a hotel. Pulford Castle - the building has not survived, only the earthen walls of the castle have been preserved and are located behind the church of St Mary - was a small Norman fortification with moth and courtyard on the outskirts of the village. The castle was built strategically located to protect a road and a river crossing and was built around the year 1000th Here was during the revolt of Owain Glyndŵr in 1403 a garrison. The Pulford Parish Church is a St. Mary's Church, rebuilt 1844th the construction of Hugh Lupus Grosvenor, 1st Duke of Westminster was the design is by John Douglas, donated. The first mention of a church on the site dates from the 12th century, and the first parish priest is called Hugo in old documents. The spire has a height of around 40 meters. In the 1980s, a fire destroyed the roof of the church tower, which was later restored. The town has a large hotel, the Grosvenor Pulford Hotel is located. Grosvenor is the family name of the Duke of Westminster, whose head office is located in the nearby Eaton Hall.

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