Awre

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Not to be confused with AWRE.
Awre
The War Memorial at Awre - geograph.org.uk - 2722989.jpg
Awre war memorial
Awre is located in Gloucestershire
Awre
Awre
Awre shown within Gloucestershire
Population 1,714 (2011)
OS grid reference SO7008
Civil parish
  • Awre
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Blakeney
Postcode district GL15
Dialling code 01594
Police Gloucestershire
Fire Gloucestershire
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament
Website Awre Parish Council home page
List of places
UK
England
GloucestershireCoordinates: 51°46′N 2°26′W / 51.77°N 2.43°W / 51.77; -2.43

Awre is a village and civil parish in the Forest of Dean district of Gloucestershire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 1,644, increasing to 1,714 at the 2011 census. The electoral ward gives similar figures[1] The parish and electoral ward include Awre and the larger village of Blakeney, and also Etloe, Gatcombe, Two Bridges and Viney Hill.

Between 1851 and 1959 the village was served by Awre for Blakeney railway station.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parish & electoral ward 2011.Retrieved 26 March 2015". Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Mike Oakley (2003). Gloucestershire Railway Stations. Wimborne: Dovecote Press. pp. 16–17. ISBN 1-904349-24-2. 

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