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Nailsea, North Somerset

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Nailsea, North Somerset

Nailsea is a town in the unitary authority of North Somerset within the ceremonial county of Somerset, England, approximately 8 miles to the southwest of Bristol and about 11 miles to the northeast of the seaside resort of Weston-super-Mare. The nearest village is Backwell, which lies south of Nailsea on the other side of the Bristol to Exeter railway line. Nailsea is a commuter town with a population of 17,500.
Post townBRISTOL
Administrative CountyNorth Somerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST4669
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityAvon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityAvon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityAvon
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01275
Population17,500
 

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

Nailsea, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Somerset, 8 miles S.W. of Bristol, 2771 ac., pop. 1852; P.O., T.O.; has glass-works, corn mills, tanneries, collieries, and stone quarries.

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