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Tockington, South Gloucestershire

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Tockington, South Gloucestershire

Tockington is a village in South Gloucestershire, England. Historically the village developed around farming based mainly on the rearing of cattle on the fertile flood plains. In more recent times Tockington has become an attractive location for commuters, being situated within the Green Belt and well connected with Bristol. It is south of Olveston and is located in a steep valley. Tockington Manor is a boarding preparatory school, which opened in 1947.
Post townBRISTOL
Administrative CountySouth Gloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridST6086
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 code01454

Other names by which Tockington, South Gloucestershire has been known in the past

Lower Tockington ~ Tockington Lower ~ Tochintune

Tockington, South Gloucestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Tockington (Lower), vil., Almondsbury par., Gloucestershire, 3¾ miles SE. of Thorn bury; P.O.

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