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English Bicknor, Gloucestershire

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English Bicknor, Gloucestershire

English Bicknor is a village and civil parish in the Forest of Dean district of west Gloucestershire, England. According to the United Kingdom Census 2001 the population is 406. The village is close to the county border with Herefordshire, opposite which is the village of Welsh Bicknor. The two towns lie on different sides of the River Wye, which forms part of the national boundary between England and Wales, hence their respective epithets.
DistrictForest of Dean
Post townColeford
Administrative CountyGloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridSO5815
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityGloucestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGloucestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGloucestershire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01594
Population406 (2001 Census)

Other names by which English Bicknor, Gloucestershire has been known in the past

Bicknor ~ Bicknor English

English Bicknor, Gloucestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

English Bicknor, par., W. Gloucestershire, on river Wye, 3½ miles N. of Coleford, 2377 ac., pop. 665; P.O.

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