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Henbury, City of Bristol

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Henbury, City of Bristol

Henbury is a suburb of Bristol, England, approximately 5 miles north west of the city centre. It was formerly a village in Gloucestershire and is now bordered by Westbury-on-Trym to the south; Brentry to the east and the Blaise Castle estate Blaise Hamlet and Lawrence Weston to the west. To the north lie the South Gloucestershire village of Hallen and the entertainment/retail park Cribbs Causeway.
Post townBRISTOL
Administrative CountyCity of Bristol
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridST5678
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

Other names by which Henbury, City of Bristol has been known in the past


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

Henbury, par., township, and vil., on border of W. Gloucestershire, 4½ m. NW. of Bristol - par., 10,090 ac., 1624 tidal water and 3260 foreshore, pop. 2786; township, 7580 ac., and 1467 foreshore, pop. 2084; P.O.; in vicinity is the seat of Henbury Court; Henbury Hill has a double-ditched Roman camp, and has yielded many antiquities.

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