Mangotsfield

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Mangotsfield
Mangotsfield is located in Gloucestershire
Mangotsfield
Mangotsfield
Mangotsfield shown within Gloucestershire
Population 12,439 (2011 Census)[1]
OS grid reference ST641780
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Bristol
Postcode district BS16
Dialling code 0117
Police Avon and Somerset
Fire Avon
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Gloucestershire
51°29′N 2°29′W / 51.48°N 2.49°W / 51.48; -2.49Coordinates: 51°29′N 2°29′W / 51.48°N 2.49°W / 51.48; -2.49

Mangotsfield is an urban area and former parish in the unitary authority of South Gloucestershire, to the north-east of Bristol.

The village was mentioned in the Domesday Book in 1086 as Manegodesfelle,[2] and as Manegodesfeld in 1377.[3]

It was previously the name of a parish, split into two in 1927,[4] Mangotsfield Urban (abolished in 1974 in lieu of Avon County with the area later merging into the Downend & Bromley Heath parish)[5][6] and Mangotsfield Rural which existed until 2015, then renamed to Emersons Green.[7]

Sport and leisure[edit]

Rodway Hill, Mangotsfield.

Mangotsfield is the home of Mangotsfield United F.C. and Cleve R.F.C. Rodway Hill is a favourite spot for dog walkers and the starting point of many pigeon races.[8]

Education and schools[edit]

There is one secondary school in Mangotsfield: Mangotsfield School (A Specialist College in Engineering and Science).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 19 March 2015. 
  2. ^ See National Archives Cat Ref: E31/2/1
  3. ^ Plea Rolls of the Court of Common Pleas; National Archives; CP40/466. Year 1377; Edward III ; http://aalt.law.uh.edu/AALT4/E3/CP40no466/aCP40no466fronts/IMG_0047.htm; third entry. the (smudged) first word in the second line & also in the third line
  4. ^ "Keynsham Registration District". www.ukbmd.org.uk. Mangotsfield Gloucestershire 1837 to 1927 - Abolished 1927 to become the separate parishes of Mangotsfield Urban and Mangotsfield Rural. 
  5. ^ "The history of the Downend and Bromley Heath Parish". www.downendbromleyheath.org. Late of Mangotsfield Urban District Council 
  6. ^ "BRISTOL REGISTRATION DISTRICT". www.ukbmd.org.uk. 
  7. ^ "About Your Council". www.emersonsgreen-tc.gov.uk. 
  8. ^ http://www.rpra.org/lib_sites.htm