Nantwich in Cheshire

Nantiwch is located within Cheshire and is a small market town, it makes up part of the parliamentary constituency of Crewe and Nantwich. The population of the small market town is around 14,000.
The area is very popular with tourists, especially as the town offers the largest collection of historic buildings outside of Chester, in the country. There are many historic and listed buildings featured within the centre of the town, these can be found on Barker Street, Bearn Street, Churchyard Side, High Street and Hospital Street. The oldest listed building located within Nantiwch is the St Marys Church this dates back to the 14th century and is a category 1 listed building. Other historic buildings include Sweetbriar Hall and Churches Mansion. Both of these buildings are timber framed and black and white in colour. The nearby village of Acton also offers a collection of historic building including Dorfold Hall which is a Jacobean mansion. This is a listed grade 1 building and is considered by many to be the finest Jacobean house in Cheshire. Numerous events take place at this location including the Nantwich Show, International Cheese Awards the Nantwich Summer Ball.
Nantwich also has a museum which is located within the Town Square, in the town centre. In the museum are numerous galleries which have history on the town, evidence of Roman slat making, the Tudor Nantwichs Fire, the Civil War Battle of Nantwich (1644) and also collection showing more recent events. Nantwich is well known for its cheese making and there is also a large section on this within the museum.
The small town has a football club named Nantwich Town FC and they won the FA Vase in 2006. The club plays at their ground which is known as the Weaver Stadium, this is located close to the centre of the town. There is also a rugby club located in the town and they are known as Acton Nomads RFC. The club was founded in 2009 and they won the RFU presidents award in 2010. There is also another rugby league club in the area known as Crewe and Nantwich RUFC, they were founded in 1922. The club is very popular with young people and there are weekly games held for youngsters.
There are seven primary schools located within the area, these are Highfields Community, Millfields, Pear Tree, St Annes, Stapeley Broad Lane, The Weaver and The Wyche, Brine Leas School and Malbank School. There was also a new sixth form recently opened in the area.
The small town is located on the Cheshire Plain which is located on the banks of the River Weaver. There is also the Shropshire Union Canal which runs through the town and makes a junction with Lllangollen Canal in the north near Hurleston.