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Beckford, Worcestershire

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Beckford, Worcestershire

Beckford is a small village on the main Cheltenham to Evesham Road, five miles north-east of Tewkesbury, on the Worcestershire - Gloucestershire border, England. The village straddles the A46 and is one of the villages at the foot of Bredon Hill. The Carrant Brook runs between Beckford and Little Beckford and there was a ford across the brook which gave rise to the original name.
DistrictWychavon
Post townTEWKESBURY
Administrative CountyWorcestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridSO9735
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHereford and Worcester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHereford and Worcester
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01386
Population602
 

Other names by which Beckford, Worcestershire has been known in the past

Beceford

Beckford, Worcestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Beckford, par. and vil. with ry. sta., E. Gloucestershire, 5 m. NE. of Tewkesbury, 2650 ac., pop. 461; P.O.

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