Mancot

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Mancot
Flintshire
Location
Grid reference: SJ325665
Location: 53°11’28"N, 3°-0’40"W
Data
Population: 3,462  (2001)
Post town: Deeside
Postcode: CH5
Dialling code: 01244
Local Government
Council: Flintshire
Parliamentary
constituency:
Alyn and Deeside

Mancot is a village in south-eastern Flintshire, found a mile and a half from Queensferry, a mile from Hawarden and 5 miles from Chester. According to the 2001, Mancot had a population of 3,462. In 1849 the population of the village was 282.[1]

Name

The name "Mancot" is believed to mean 'humble dwelling', with the earliest recorded reference to the village being in the late 13th century.[2]

Mancot was earlier spelled with a double "tt" ending - Mancott. [1]

The village

The village's one church is of the Presbyterian Church of Wales.

Mancot has a village hall, and a post office, park and playing fields, bowling green, library, a newsagent, a veterinary]] clinic, a primary school and the White Bear public house.

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