Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for COALPIT-HEATH

COALPIT-HEATH, a hamlet in Westerleigh parish, and a chapelry in Westerleigh and Frampton-Cotterell parishes, Gloucester. The hamlet lies near the Bristol and Gloucester railway, 2 miles SW of Yate r. station, and 3¼ WSW of Chipping-Sodbury; and has a post office under Bristol. The chapelry was constituted in 1845. Pop., 1,828. Houses, 393. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £150. Patron, the Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol. The church is good.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

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Feature Description: "a hamlet"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Gloucestershire AncC
Place: Coalpit Heath

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