Norton, Gloucestershire

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Norton
Norton parish church.jpg
St Mary's Church, Prior's Norton, Gloucestershire
Norton is located in Gloucestershire
Norton
Norton
Norton shown within Gloucestershire
Population 439 
OS grid reference SO856241
Civil parish
  • Norton
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Gloucester
Postcode district GL2
Dialling code 01684
Police Gloucestershire
Fire Gloucestershire
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Gloucestershire
51°54′55″N 2°12′37″W / 51.915402°N 2.210343°W / 51.915402; -2.210343Coordinates: 51°54′55″N 2°12′37″W / 51.915402°N 2.210343°W / 51.915402; -2.210343

Norton is a civil parish in the English county of Gloucestershire.

Overview[edit]

The main settlements in the parish are the three hamlets of Norton (sometimes called Cold Elm Norton), Bishop's Norton and Prior's Norton.[1]

The parish is bisected by the main A38 road that connects Gloucester and Tewkesbury, Bishop's Norton lying to its west and Prior's Norton to its east. Norton formerly lay on the road but is now bypassed. For the purposes of local government the parish forms part of the Tewkesbury (borough)

The village has a small school (Norton Church of England Primary School), a village hall, a sports pitch, a pub (The Red Lion at Wainlode Hill) and a church. ^


The parish of Norton had a population of 439 according to the 2011 census.[2]

Governance[edit]

Norton falls in 'Coombe Hill' electoral ward. This ward stretches from Deerhurst in the north to the edge of Gloucester. The total ward population taken at the 2011 census was 4,545.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tewkesbury Borough Council
  2. ^ "Norton (Parish): Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 28 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "Coombe Hill ward 2011.Retrieved 1 April 2015".