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Stapleton, City of Bristol

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Stapleton, City of Bristol

Stapleton is an area in the north-eastern suburbs of the city of Bristol, England. The name is colloquially used today to describe the ribbon village along Bell Hill and Park Road in the Frome Valley. It borders Eastville to the South and Begbrook and Frenchay to the North. It comprises an eclectic mix of housing mainly from the Victorian, Edwardian, inter-war and late 20th century periods. It is a popular residential area on three counts.
Post townBRISTOL
Administrative CountyCity of Bristol
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridST6175
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

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

Stapleton, par. and local government dist. (ry. sta. Stapleton Road), Gloucestershire, on NE. side and within theparl. limits of Bristol, 2554 ac., pop. 10,833; was the birthplace of Hannah More (1745-1833), novelist and essayist. The residence of the bishops of Gloucester once stood here; the building now forms a boarding-school.

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