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 Mangotsfield Rural
Unitary authority South Gloucestershire
Ceremonial county Gloucestershire
Region South West
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 Kingswood
List of places
UK
England
Gloucestershire

Coordinates: 51°29′N 2°29′W / 51.48°N 2.49°W / 51.48; -2.49

Mangotsfield is an urban area in the unitary authority of South Gloucestershire.

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

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.[4]

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. ^ http://www.rpra.org/lib_sites.htm