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Bedminster, City of Bristol

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Bedminster, City of Bristol

Bedminster is a district of Bristol, England. It lies on the south side of the city, and was in Somerset until 1831. It is also the name of a council ward, which includes the central part of the district and some other areas. The eastern part of Bedminster is known as Windmill Hill. To the south of Bedminster is high ground known as Bedminster Down, now generally considered a separate suburb.
Post townBRISTOL
Administrative CountyCity of Bristol
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST5871
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityAvon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityAvon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityAvon
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code0117
Population10,758
 

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

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

Bedminster, par. with ry. sta., E. Somerset, suburb of Bristol, 4161 ac., pop. 44,759; contains eccl. dists. B. St Luke, pop. 7502, and B. St Paul, pop. 11,181.

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