England County Quiz - Cheshire

Can you guess these facts about the English ceremonial county of Cheshire?
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Last updated: January 27, 2022
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County town
Name given to the second level of covered walkways and shops above those at street level
in the above city
Rows or Galleries
River which flows through the county town and forms part of the county's border with Wales
Port town which is home to Stanlow oil refinery, a chemical works and a car factory
Ellesmere Port
Macclesfield was a major hub for the processing of this natural material, produced by insects
Large town in north Cheshire, situated on the banks of the River Mersey
Macclesfield born, Stoke City and England striker who is also known for his height
Peter Crouch
Victorian era link that carries boats between the River Weaver and the Trent & Mersey Canal
Boat Lift
Cheshire town perhaps best known for a large railway junction and engineering works
Dating back to the early sixteenth century, the 'Roodee' is acknowledged by Guinness World Records as the oldest one of these venues still in operation
Informal name given to an area of affluent towns and villages which is generally taken to be
bounded by Wilmslow, Alderley Edge and Prestbury
Golden Triangle
Frodsham born songwriter and lead singer of 'Take That'
Gary Barlow
The Northwich area has long been associated with the mining of this mineral
Name given to the A55 trunk road which connects the county to Holyhead on Anglesey
North Wales Expressway
Cheshire born actor who starred as James Bond
Daniel Craig
Level 78
Jan 28, 2024
The engineering works in Crewe are pretty much gone now, although Bentley cars are still made there.
Level 80
Jan 28, 2024
Thanks, yes, it's certainly been reduced significantly but at least Crewe was known for it at one time.