Westbury-on-Severn shown within Gloucestershire
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|District||Forest of Dean|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||South West England|
|UK Parliament||Forest of Dean|
The village has a large parish church, which is distinctive, as the steeple is not attached to the main building because of a fire which burned down the old wooden building soon after the new steeple was completed. Within the porch of the church are several markings of crosses and full crosses made during the English Civil War
Westbury is just over a mile long and has one only housing estate, to the south of the main A48 road. The village also has a post office come village store, a pub "The Red Lion" and a doctor's surgery. Geoff Sterry, a coal and solid fuel merchant is also based in the village.
The parish of Westbury-on-Severn comprises more than twelve separate settlements and is a lively community with a tradition of strong support for a broad range of social events and sports and leisure groups mainly conducted by the church.
The village is served by three regular bus services, operated by Stagecoach: the 30 and 31 services between Coleford in the Forest of Dean and Gloucester and by the 23 service between Lydney and Gloucester.
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