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Nailsworth, Gloucestershire

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Nailsworth, Gloucestershire

Nailsworth is a town in Gloucestershire, England, lying in one of the Stroud Valleys in the Cotswolds. It has a population of around 6,600 people (2005) and lies on the A46 road. In ancient times it was a settlement at the confluence of the Avening Valley and the Woodchester Valley, on the Nailsworth Stream; among many notable historic buildings of medieval times in the area notable are Beverston Castle and Owlpen Manor. In the modern era Nailsworth was a small mill town and centre for brewing.
DistrictStroud
Administrative CountyGloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridST8499
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityGloucestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGloucestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGloucestershire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Population5,276 (2001 Census)
 

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

Nailsworth, town with ry. sta., Gloucestershire, 6 miles S.E. of Stonehouse; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; has pin-making and extensive mfrs. of woollen cloth.

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