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Frenchay, South Gloucestershire

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Frenchay, South Gloucestershire

Frenchay is a village, now part of Bristol, England, to the north east of the city, but located mainly in South Gloucestershire and the Civil Parish of Winterbourne. Frenchay was first recorded in 1257 as Fromscawe and later as Fromeshaw, meaning the wood on the Frome. The village is situated between the B4058 road, which runs parallel to the M32 motorway, and the wooded River Frome valley.
Post townBRISTOL
Administrative CountySouth Gloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridST6477
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

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

Frenchay, eccl. dist. and hamlet, Winterbourne par., W. Gloucestershire -- dist., pop. 1079; hamlet, 4 miles NE. of Bristol; P.O.; in vicinity is Frenchay House.

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