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Maisemore, Gloucestershire

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Maisemore, Gloucestershire

Maisemore is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. It lies on the A417 road 2.5 miles northwest of Gloucester, on the west bank of the River Severn. In the 2001 census the parish had a population of 488. There is a church, dedicated to St Giles. Maisemore Bridge connects the village to Alney Island, and provides a viewpoint for the Severn bore. Maisemore Weir and Lock were built in about 1870. The weir is at the upper limit of the tides on the Severn.
Administrative CountyGloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridSO8121
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityGloucestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGloucestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGloucestershire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01452

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

Maisemore, par. and vil., in co. and 2 miles NW. of Gloucester, on river Severn, 1930 ac., pop. 491; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is Maisemore Lodge, seat.

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