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Flax Bourton, North Somerset

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Flax Bourton, North Somerset

Flax Bourton is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England. The parish, with a population of 659, is situated within the Unitary Authority of North Somerset, on the edge of Nailsea Moor on the A370 road 5 miles south west of Bristol city centre. The village has a primary school, one pub named The Dew Drop Inn (previously The Jubilee Inn), a church dating back to Norman times and is the home of Backwell Flax Bourton Cricket Club.
Post townBRISTOL
Administrative CountyNorth Somerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST5069
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 Flax Bourton, North Somerset has been known in the past

Bourton ~ Flaxbourton

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

Bourton, ry. sta., mid. Somerset, 6½ miles SW. of Bristol; P.O. The seat of Bourton Court is in the vicinity.

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