Hartpury parish church
Hartpury shown within Gloucestershire
|OS grid reference|
|District||Forest of Dean|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Postcode district||GL 19|
|EU Parliament||South West England|
|UK Parliament||Forest of Dean|
Hartpury is a civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. It has an area of about 3,500 acres (1,400 ha), about 270 homes and a population of about 700 people, increasing dramatically to 1,642 at the 2011 census The village is about 5 miles (8 km) north of Gloucester. Geographically the parish is in Leadon Vale; administratively it is in the Forest of Dean. Hartpury also presents beautiful walks and strolls through the countryside. It has all the usual facilities; Post Office, a school, church and a vets. Hartpury College is based in the village.
The First World War poet F. W. Harvey was born at Marlsend, Murrell's End, Hartpury on 26 March 1888. His father was Howard Frederick Harvey, a farmer and horse dealer.
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