The Temple Inn
Temple Cloud shown within Somerset
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|Unitary authority||Bath and North East Somerset|
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Temple Cloud (grid reference ST621580) is a village within the Chew Valley in Somerset in the Bath and North East Somerset Council area on the A37 road. It is located 10 miles from Bristol and Bath, very close to Clutton. The nearest town is Midsomer Norton [5 miles]. The village of Cameley is also very close.
Government and politics
Temple Cloud is part of the Mendip Ward, which is represented by one councillor on the Bath and North East Somerset Unitary Authority, which has responsibilities for services such as education, refuse, tourism etc. Mendip ward stretches from Temple Cloud to East Harptree. The total population of the ward taken at the 2011 census was 2,683.
According to the 2001 Census, the Mendip Ward (which includes West Harptree and Hinton Blewett), had 1,465 residents, living in 548 households, with an average age of 39.0 years. Of these 79% of residents describing their health as 'good', 22% of 16-74 year olds had no qualifications; and the area had an unemployment rate of 1.5% of all economically active people aged 16–74. In the Index of Multiple Deprivation 2004, it was ranked at 25,387 out of 32,482 wards in England, where 1 was the most deprived LSOA and 32,482 the least deprived.
The church is dedicated to St Barnabas. Further information and pictures of the church are available from GENUKI: St Barnabas's Church, Temple Cloud
Grade II listed buildings
- Bridge House at Images of England
- Prospect House at Images of England
- Temple Bridge Farmhouse at Images of England
- Court House and Police Station at Images of England
- Temple Inn at Images of England
- Walcott Cottage at Images of England
The church is also the meeting place for the local St John Ambulance division, Clutton & Timsbury Combined Division.
- ^ "Neighbourhood Statistics LSOA Bath and North East Somerset 021D Mendip". Office for National Statistics 2001 Census. Retrieved 2006-04-25.
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- "Area 6 - Hinton Blewett and Newton St Loe Plateau Lands". BANES Environmental Services. Retrieved 2010-10-04.
- "Area 7 - Hollow Marsh". BANES Environmental Services. Retrieved 2010-10-05.
- Map of Temple Cloud circa 1900
- "Drawing of The Refuge and Walcott Cottage, 1789 by Samuel Hieronymus Grimm". British Library. Retrieved 2012-03-08.