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Churchdown, Gloucestershire

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Churchdown, Gloucestershire

Churchdown is a village in Gloucestershire, England, situated between Gloucester and Cheltenham. The village is unusual in having two centres. The older (Brookfield or "village") centre is in Church Road near St Andrew's Church; the more modern centre is in St John`s Aveune near St John's Church. Churchdown is a relatively large village, with a population of 11,261 (2001).
Post townGLOUCESTER
Administrative CountyGloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridSO8720
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityGloucestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGloucestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGloucestershire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01452
Population11,261 (2001)
 

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

Cirecesdune

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

Churchdown, par., township, and vil. with ry. sta., in E. of co. and 3½ miles E. of Gloucester -- par., 4076 ac., pop. 1139; township, pop. 686; P.O. In vicinity is Churchdown Hill (2550 ft.), commanding a prospect of the whole vale dist of Gloucester.

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