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South Cerney, Gloucestershire

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South Cerney, Gloucestershire

South Cerney is a village and civil parish in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, 3 miles south of Cirencester and close to the border with Wiltshire. It had a population of 3,074 according to the 2001 census. It was founded in 999 by Saxon settlers, with a charter by King Aethelred II. South Cerney was winner of the best kept village award, (big villages) for 2001.
Administrative CountyGloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridSU0497
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityGloucestershire

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

Cerney ~ Cerney South

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

Cerney, South, par. and ry. sta. (Cerney and Ashton), E. Gloucestersh., adjacent to Thames and Severn Canal, 4 miles SE. of Cirencester, 3062 ac., pop. 943; P.O.

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