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Cold Ashton, South Gloucestershire

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Cold Ashton, South Gloucestershire

Cold Ashton is a village in South Gloucestershire, England. The village church has a 14th century tower and the rest of the church was rebuilt in the 16th century by Thomas Key, its rector. In 1643 during the English Civil War Sir Bevil Grenville was injured at the Battle of Lansdowne and carried to the rectory at Cold Ashton, where he died.
Administrative CountySouth Gloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridST7472
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 code01225
Population248 (as of 2001)

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

Ashton ~ Ashton Cold

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

Ashton, Cold, par., W. Gloucestershire, 5¾ miles N. of Bath, 2289 ac., pop. 388.

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