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Portbury, North Somerset

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Portbury, North Somerset

Portbury is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England within the Unitary Authority of North Somerset. The parish includes the hamlet of Sheepway which is situated on the moorland at the northern edge of the Gordano valley, between the Gordano services on the M5 motorway and Portishead, near the Royal Portbury Dock. The parish has a population of 830.
Post townBRISTOL
Administrative CountyNorth Somerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST4975
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 Portbury, North Somerset has been known in the past

Porberie ~ Porberia

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

Portbury, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Somerset - par., 3849 ac. (130 water), pop. 791; vil., 8 miles NW. of Bristol; P.O.

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