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Fishponds, City of Bristol

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Fishponds, City of Bristol

Fishponds is an outer urban area in the north-east of the English city of Bristol. It is approximately 3 miles from the City centre. It has two large Victorian era parks; Eastville Park and Vassell's Park (formerly the Vassell's Family estate) and also known locally as Oldbury Court. The River Frome runs through both parks, with the Frome Valley Walkway running alongside it. A restored mill can be found at Snuff Mills near the Vassells Park end of the river.
Post townBRISTOL
Administrative CountyCity of Bristol
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridST6375
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

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

Fishponds, eccl. dist. with ry. sta. (Fish Ponds), Stapleton par., W. Gloucestershire, pop. 6307; P.O., T.O. See FISH PONDS.

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