Churcham

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Churcham
St. Andrew's Church, Churcham - geograph.org.uk - 592012.jpg
St Andrew's Church
Churcham is located in Gloucestershire
Churcham
Churcham
Churcham shown within Gloucestershire
Population 669 (2001)
OS grid reference SO7618
Civil parish
  • Churcham
District
Shire county
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GLOUCESTER
Postcode district GL2
Dialling code 01452
Police Gloucestershire
Fire Gloucestershire
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Gloucestershire
51°51′50″N 2°20′10″W / 51.864°N 2.336°W / 51.864; -2.336Coordinates: 51°51′50″N 2°20′10″W / 51.864°N 2.336°W / 51.864; -2.336

Churcham is a small village and civil parish in the Forest of Dean District of Gloucestershire in England, located 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Gloucester. It has a population of 669.[1]

Churcham Primary School, is a small C of E school with 59 pupils in two classes. The village was formerly the home of The School of the Lion, a small independent Christian school, for students aged 4–19.

There are a number of businesses situated in Churcham and the surrounding area. Churcham Business Park, completed in April 2004, provides a base for several.

Sir Nicholas Arnold, (1507-1580) a leading statesman of the reign of Elizabeth I, who served as Lord Deputy of Ireland, was born in Churcham and is buried in the parish church.

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