Willington, Cheshire


Willington, Cheshire

Willington is a village and civil parish, about 5 miles from Chester, England. Administratively, it lies within Chester District in Cheshire.

The place-name means "village of a woman called Winflǣd", from the Old English personal name Winflǣd + "tun" "farm, village". The name was recorded in the Domesday Book as "Winfletone", and as "Wynlaton" in the 12th Century. [Ekwall|520]

The village contains a public house (The Boot), a farm shop and a hotel (Willington Hall).Fact|date=July 2008

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