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Brockley, North Somerset

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Brockley, North Somerset

Brockley is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England. The parish is within the Unitary authority of North Somerset, about 3 miles south of Nailsea, and includes the village of Chelvey. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 271.
Post townBRISTOL
Administrative CountyNorth Somerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST4666
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 code01275

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

Brochelie ~ Brocheleia

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

Brockley.-- par., E. Somerset, 8 miles SW. of Bristol, 692 ac., pop. 109; contains Brockley Court. Brockley Combe, a rocky, wooded dell, surrounded by hills, was a favourite resort of Coleridge.

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