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Bower Ashton, City of Bristol

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Bower Ashton, City of Bristol

Bower Ashton is a small district in south west Bristol on the western boundary with North Somerset, lying within the Southville ward, approximately two miles from the city centre. Ashton Court estate, a 850-acre recreational area owned by Bristol City Council lies just to the north, the Long Ashton by-pass (Brunel Way, the A370) to the south and the River Avon to the east.
Post townBRISTOL
Administrative CountyCity of Bristol
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST5671
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 code0117

Bower Ashton, City of Bristol in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Bower Ashton, hamlet, Long Ashton par., E. Somerset, 2½ miles SW. of Bristol.

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