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Ampney Crucis, Gloucestershire

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Ampney Crucis, Gloucestershire

Ampney Crucis is a village and civil parish in the Cotswolds, part of the Cotswold District of Gloucestershire, England. The parish has a population of 609. In the Domesday Book of 1086 it was held by Turstin FitzRolf. The Ampney Brook flows through the village, which is near to Ampney St Mary and Ampney St Peter, and is about three miles east of Cirencester. The village takes its name from the brook and the local church, which is dedicated to the Holy Cross.
Post townCirencester
Administrative CountyGloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridSP0601
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 Ampney Crucis, Gloucestershire has been known in the past

Ampney Crucis St Mary and St Peter

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

Ampney Crucis, St Mary, and St Peter, 3 pars., E. Gloucestershire, 3,4, and 4½ miles E. of Cirencester, 2660 ac., pop. 541; 1170 ac., pop. 129; and 533 ac., pop. 173; P.O. A. Park is a seat near Cirencester.

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