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Horfield, City of Bristol

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Horfield, City of Bristol

Horfield is a suburb of the city of Bristol, in southwest England. It lies on Bristol's northern edge, its border with Filton marking part of the boundary between Bristol and South Gloucestershire. Bishopston lies directly to the south. Monks Park and Golden Hill are to the west. Lockleaze and Ashley Down are on the eastern fringe. The Gloucester Road runs north/south through the suburb. Horfield is also the name of a ward for Bristol City Council.
Post townBRISTOL
Administrative CountyCity of Bristol
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridST5976
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 Horfield, City of Bristol has been known in the past


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

Horfield, par. and local govt. dist., Gloucestershire - par., 1299 ac., pop. 5739; dist., on N. side and in parl. limits of Bristol, pop. 468 ac., pop. 4766.

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