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Uphill, North Somerset

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Uphill, North Somerset

Uphill is a village in the civil parish of Weston-super-Mare in North Somerset, England, at the southern edge of the town, on the Bristol Channel coast.
Administrative CountyNorth Somerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST3158
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityAvon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityAvon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityAvon
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01934

Other names by which Uphill, North Somerset has been known in the past

Opopille ~ Opopilla

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

Uphill, par. and vil. (ry. sta. Bleadon and Uphill), Somerset, at mouth of river Axe, and at head of Uphill Bay, 2 miles S. of Weston-super-Mare, 1697 ac. (620 water), pop. 645; P.O.; Uphill Castle is the seat of the Knyfton family; Uphill Cave, discovered in 1826, is a bone cave; the old church, which stands on a hill, is a well-known landmark.

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