Broadwell, Cotswold

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Broadwell
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Broadwell
Broadwell is located in Gloucestershire
Broadwell
Broadwell
Location within Gloucestershire
Population355 (2011 Census)
OS grid referenceSP2027
Civil parish
  • Broadwell
District
Shire county
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMoreton-in-Marsh
Postcode districtGL56
PoliceGloucestershire
FireGloucestershire
AmbulanceSouth Western
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Gloucestershire
51°56′53″N 1°42′11″W / 51.948°N 1.703°W / 51.948; -1.703Coordinates: 51°56′53″N 1°42′11″W / 51.948°N 1.703°W / 51.948; -1.703

Broadwell is a village and civil parish in the English county of Gloucestershire. It is about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) north of Stow-on-the-Wold, In the 2001 United Kingdom census, the parish had a population of 384.[1] decreasing to 355 at the 2011 census.[2]

The Church of England parish church of Saint Paul was built in the 12th and 13th centuries and restored in the 1860s.[3]

Governance[edit]

Broadwell is governed locally by a parish council. The civil parish is part of the ward of Fosseridge. As of 2020 the ward is represented on the Cotswold District Council by Conservative politician Julian Beale.[4]

The village is represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom as part of The Cotswolds. It elects one MP by the first past the post system of election. Since its creation for the 1997 general election, The Cotswolds (formerly known as Cotswold) has been represented at Parliament by Conservative MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown. Prior to 1997, Broadwell was part of the constituency of Cirencester and Tewkesbury. The village is also part of the South West England constituency of the European Parliament.[5]

Demography[edit]

At the 2001 UK census, the civil parish of Broadwell had a population of 384.[1] The 2001 population density for the ward of Fosseridge was 0.29 per hectare, with a 100 to 88.6 female-to-male ratio.[6][7] The proportion of residents who classified themselves as White was 99.2%, a figure higher than those for Cotswold (98.8%), the South West (97.7%) and England (90.9%).[8]

References[edit]

Footnotes
  1. ^ a b "Area: Broadwell CP (Parish) — Parish Headcounts", Neighbourhood Statistics, Office for National Statistics, archived from the original on 10 September 2012, retrieved 30 July 2011
  2. ^ "Parish population 2011". Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 24 March 2015.
  3. ^ Verey 1970, p. 136.
  4. ^ "Julian Beale". Cotswold District Council. Archived from the original on 29 November 2014. Retrieved 22 July 2020.
  5. ^ "Parishes Within Cotswold", gloucestershire.gov.uk, Gloucestershire County Council, archived from the original on 20 March 2012, retrieved 30 July 2011
  6. ^ "Area: Fosseridge (Ward) — Population Density (UV02)", Neighbourhood Statistics, Office for National Statistics, archived from the original on 10 September 2012, retrieved 30 July 2011
  7. ^ "Area: Fosseridge (Ward) — Key Figures for 2001 Census: Census Area Statistics", Neighbourhood Statistics, Office for National Statistics, archived from the original on 10 September 2012, retrieved 30 July 2011
  8. ^ "Area: Fosseridge (Ward) — Ethnic Group (UV09)", Neighbourhood Statistics, Office for National Statistics, archived from the original on 10 September 2012, retrieved 30 July 2011
Sources

External links[edit]

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