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North Cerney, Gloucestershire

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North Cerney, Gloucestershire

North Cerney is a village and civil parish in the county of Gloucestershire, and lies within the Cotswolds, a range of hills designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village is located 4 miles north of Cirencester within the Churn valley. It was recorded as Cernei in the Domesday Book. However, the North Cerney parish boundaries were known to exist in 852 AD when it was recorded that King of the Mercians granted lands in North Cerney to a man called Alfeah.
Administrative CountyGloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridSP0207
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityGloucestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGloucestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGloucestershire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01285

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

Cerney ~ Cerney North

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

Cerney, North, par., E. Gloucestershire, 4 miles N. of Cirencester, 4158 ac., pop. 617; P.O.; contains C. Ho.

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