By Neil Collingwood

Cheddleton is found at the highway from Leek to Cheadle, settled within the rolling panorama of North Staffordshire. For a village, there's way more to Cheddleton than meets the attention. It boasts a couple of grand gentlemen's flats, usually nonetheless occupied as deepest houses, a stunning cruck-framed farmhouse and museums; one devoted to the railway, and the opposite to the village's watermills and business prior. It has the River Churnet, the Caldon, a canal, 3 pubs, 3 outlets and a put up workplace. For greater than a century, it was once additionally the house of the county asylum, housing 600-800 psychiatric sufferers. Then there are the folks: Cheddleton boasts a multi medal successful Olympian, and connections with George Gilbert-Scott, William Morris and Vera Brittain. examine this with different villages or perhaps small cities, and you'll think that Cheddleton particularly is a richly attention-grabbing position with a pleasant and inviting community.

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