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Owlpen, Gloucestershire

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Owlpen, Gloucestershire

Owlpen is a small village and civil parish in the Stroud district of Gloucestershire, England, set in a picturesque valley in the Cotswold hills. It is about one mile east of Uley, and three miles east of Dursley. The Owlpen valley is set around the settlement like an amphitheatre of wooded hills open to the west. The landscape falls within the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, so designated in 1966. The population of the parish in 2004 was 32 (est.
DistrictStroud
Post townDursley
Administrative CountyGloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridST8098
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityGloucestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGloucestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGloucestershire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01453
Population32 (2004 census)
 

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

Old Pen

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

Owlpen, par., Gloucestershire, 2½ miles E. of Dursley, 720 ac., pop. 110; contains Owlpen Park, seat.

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