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Hanham, South Gloucestershire

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Hanham, South Gloucestershire

Hanham is a village on the eastern outskirts of Bristol, England, located in the Constituency of Kingswood and situated on the A431 between Bristol, Bath and Keynsham. It is in the unitary authority of South Gloucestershire. It became a civil parish on April 1, 2003. The village is reputed to have one of the oldest public houses in Britain, The Blue Bowl - thought to have started life as a tavern for Roman soldiers.
Administrative CountySouth Gloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridST6472
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityAvon and Somerset

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


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

Hanham, township and vil., Bilton par., W. Gloucestershire, on river Avon, 5 miles SE. of Bristol, 1210 ac., pop. 1633; P.O.; in vicinity is Hanham Hall, seat.

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