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Pill, North Somerset

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Pill, North Somerset

Pill is a village in North Somerset. It is situated on the southern bank of the Avon. Pill is adjacent to the village of Easton-in-Gordano. Opposite Pill is the Bristol suburb of Shirehampton. "Pill", in Anglo-Saxon, means a "creek" or "inlet" off a river or channel or a small harbour, often tidal and occasionally used as a dock.
Post townBRISTOL
Administrative CountyNorth Somerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST5275
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

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

Pill, vil. with ry. sta., Easton in Gordano par., and eccl. dist. partly also in Portbury par., Somerset - dist., pop. 1745; vil., on river Avon, 5½ miles NW. of Bristol; P.O., T.O.

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