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Flaxley, Gloucestershire

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Flaxley, Gloucestershire

Flaxley is a small settlement in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, located in between the larger villages of Westbury-on-Severn and Mitcheldean at the foot of the Vale of Castiard.
DistrictForest of Dean
Administrative CountyGloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridSO6915
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityGloucestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGloucestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGloucestershire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01452

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

Flaxley, par. and vil., W. Gloucestershire, 2 miles N. of Newnham, 1749 ac., pop. 1278; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Flaxley Abbey (built 1140, rebuilt 1777).

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