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city (1991 pop. 73,208) and district, Staffordshire, W central England, on the Lyme River. Construction materials, apparel, computers, electric motors, and machinery are manufactured in the city. There are ruins of a castle built (12th cent., the "new castle" of the city's name) under Ranulf, earl of Chester. The 13th-century parish church was redesigned in 1876 by George Gilbert ScottScott, Sir George Gilbert,
1811–78, English architect. Prominent in the Gothic revival, he designed many public structures. He also directed a vast amount of Gothic restoration work, beginning with renovations of Ely Cathedral (1847) and including Westminster Abbey (where
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. Within the district, Chesterton has extensive Roman remains.
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a town in W central England, in Staffordshire. Pop.: 74 427 (2001)
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