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Pickmere
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MERLIN radio telescope, Pickmere
Pickmere is located in Cheshire
Pickmere
Pickmere
Pickmere shown within Cheshire
Population541 (2001)
OS grid referenceSJ691770
Civil parish
  • Pickmere
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townKNUTSFORD
Postcode districtWA16
Dialling code01565
PoliceCheshire
FireCheshire
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Cheshire
53°17′17″N 2°27′43″W / 53.288°N 2.462°W / 53.288; -2.462Coordinates: 53°17′17″N 2°27′43″W / 53.288°N 2.462°W / 53.288; -2.462

Pickmere is a village and civil parish near Knutsford in the Borough of Cheshire East. It has a population of 541.[1] Landmarks in and around the village include a lake, Pick Mere, at grid reference SJ682770.

Pickmere is home to one of the radio telescopes that make up the Jodrell Bank MERLIN (Multi-Element Radio Linked Interferometer Network) radio telescope array linking six observing stations that together form a powerful telescope with an effective aperture of over 217 kilometres.

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