Welcome to Lower Withington
Lower Withington is a civil parish and village in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. At the 2001 census, it had a total population of 492. It contains a tin tabernacle church and a brick built chapel, two pubs, a few B&B’s and various other businesses.
The village keeps a great sense of tradition, and every year there is a Rose Day Parade and fair. There is also a carol service during the Christmas season. The Jodrell Bank Observatory lies mostly within the parish.
It contains 15 listed buildings, which are designated by English Heritage and recorded in the National Heritage List for England. Of these, one is listed at Grade II, the middle grade, and the others are at Grade II. Apart from the village of Lower Withington, the parish is rural. The major building is Withington Hall, the present building dating from about 2000, and replacing earlier halls on the site. Five of the listed buildings are associated with the hall, including a sarcophagus in the garden, which dates from the Roman era. The other listed buildings are houses, farmhouses, cottages, and associated structures, seven of them timber-framed buildings dating back to the 17th century.