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Kelston, Bath and North East Somerset

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Kelston, Bath and North East Somerset

Kelston is a small village and civil parish in Somerset, 4 miles north west of Bath, and 8 miles east of Bristol, on the A431 road. It is situated just north of the River Avon, close to the Kelston and Saltford locks. The parish as a population of 185.
Post townBATH
Administrative CountyBath and North East Somerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST7067
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityAvon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityAvon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityAvon
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Population185
 

Other names by which Kelston, Bath and North East Somerset has been known in the past

Kelweston

Kelston, Bath and North East Somerset in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Kelston (or Kelweston), par. and vil. with ry. sta. (for Saltford), in NE. of Somerset, on river Avon, 4 miles NW. of Bath, 1095 ac., pop. 185; P.O.; the church contains the tombs of Sir John Harrington (1561-1612), poet, and Henry Harrington (1729-1816), musician, founder of the Harmonic Society. Kelston Round Hill is 730 ft. high; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Kelston Park.

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