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Rodborough, Gloucestershire

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Rodborough, Gloucestershire

Rodborough is a civil parish in the district of Stroud, Gloucestershire, in Southwest England. It is directly south of the town of Stroud, north of the town of Nailsworth and north-west of the village of Minchinhampton. Until 1974 much of the parish was part of the Stroud Urban District Council and forms part of the Stroud urban area along with Stroud and Cainscross. Built on a hill, Rodborough is located near Rodborough Common, a public recreation area popular with walkers.
Administrative CountyGloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridSO8404
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityGloucestershire
 

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

Rodborough, par. and vil., Gloucestershire, 1 mile SW. of Stroud, 1272 ac., pop. 2759; P.O.; on Rodborough Hill are remains of an ancient camp.

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