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Frocester, Gloucestershire

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Frocester, Gloucestershire

Frocester is a village and civil parish in Stroud District, Gloucestershire, England. It lies below the Cotswold escarpment, 10 miles south of Gloucester and 4 miles west of Stroud. In the 2001 census the parish had a population of 194. Frocester was the site of a Roman settlement, on a Roman road which ran from Cirencester to Arlingham. The remains of a Roman villa have been excavated in the grounds of Frocester Court, and another near the remains of St Peters Church.
DistrictStroud
Post townStonehouse
Administrative CountyGloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridSO7803
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityGloucestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGloucestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGloucestershire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01453
 

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

Frowcestre

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

Frocester, par. and vil. with ry. sta., in co. and 10 miles SW. of Gloucester, 1833 ac., pop. 271; P.O.; contains the seat of Frocester Court.

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