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Siston, South Gloucestershire

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Siston, South Gloucestershire

Siston (pronounced "sizeton") is a small village in South Gloucestershire, England 7 miles east of Bristol Castle, ancient centre of Bristol, recorded historically as Syston, Sistone, Syton, Sytone and Systun etc. The village lies at the confluence of the two sources of the Siston Brook, a tributary of the River Avon. The village consists of a number of cottages and farms centered around St Anne's Church, and the grand Tudor manor house of Siston Court.
Administrative CountySouth Gloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridST6875
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityAvon and Somerset
 

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

Sison ~ Sistone

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

Siston, par. and vil., Gloucestershire, 6 miles NE. of Bristol, 1833 ac., pop. 1018; has mfrs. of bricks.

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