Tarvin


Tarvin

Infobox UK place
official_name=Tarvin
country=England
latitude=53.1949
longitude=-2.7668
population=2,693cite web|url=http://neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView.do?a=7&b=792510&c=Tarvin&d=16&e=15&g=427682&i=1001x1003x1004&m=0&r=1&s=1223056558220&enc=1&dsFamilyId=779|title=Neighbourhood Statistics: Tarvin civil parish (2001 census figures)|publisher=Office for National Statistics|accessdaymonth=3 October|accessyear=2008]
area_total_sq_mi=17
shire_district = Chester
shire_county = Cheshire
region= North West England
constituency_westminster = Eddisbury
post_town = CHESTER
postcode_district = CH3
postcode_area=CH
dial_code =01829
os_grid_reference = SJ491669
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Tarvin is a village in Cheshire, England. The name comes from the Welsh word for boundary. It is about 6 miles east of Chester and is located near the junction of the A51 and the A54. It has a population of about 4200 people and the ward covers about 17 square miles.

Tarvin Primary School has approximately 200 pupils, most of whom will go to Tarporley Community High School for their secondary education.

The village has two churches, three public houses, a chinese restaurant and several shops including a Fish and Chip shop.Fact|date=July 2008

Much of the surrounding land is green belt.

History

A Saxon cross dating to the 10th /11th Century has been unearthed by archaeologists in Tarvin. The find is very rare and was found in a civil war trench. The Saxon cross may have been broken up before the assault of Chester in 1645 by the Parliamentary garrison. [The Past Uncovered. "Chester Archaeology Newsletter". February 2007. ISSN 1364-324x] [ [http://www.chester.gov.uk/PDF/Newsl_Feb07_A4.pdf Chester City Council Online Report.] Retrieval Date: 9 July 2007.]

Notes

* An overview of history and origin of the village name is given by [http://www.tarvinfamily.org/village.html Tarvin Village, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom ]

ee also

*St Andrew's Church, Tarvin


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