Hartpury

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Coordinates: 51°55′40″N 2°17′51″W / 51.92765°N 2.29743°W / 51.92765; -2.29743

Hartpury
Hartpury Church.JPG
Hartpury parish church
Hartpury is located in Gloucestershire
Hartpury
Hartpury
 Hartpury shown within Gloucestershire
OS grid reference SO799248
Civil parish Hartpury
District Forest of Dean
Shire county Gloucestershire
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Gloucestershire
Fire Gloucestershire
Ambulance Great Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament Forest of Dean
List of places
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Gloucestershire

Hartpury is a civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. It has an area of about 3,500 acres (1,400 ha), about 270 homes and a population of about 700 people. The village is about 5 miles (8 km) north of Gloucester. Geographically the parish is in Leadon Vale; administratively it is in the Forest of Dean. Hartpury also presents beautiful walks and strolls through the countryside. It has all the usual facilities; Post Office, a school, church and even a vets. Hartpury College is based in the village.

Notable people[edit]

The First World War poet F. W. Harvey was born at Marlsend, Murrell's End, Hartpury on 26th March 1888. His father was Howard Frederick Harvey, a farmer and horse dealer.

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Media related to Hartpury at Wikimedia Commons