Oakridge, Gloucestershire

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St. Bartholomew's Church.JPG
St. Bartholomew's Church, Oakridge
Oakridge is located in Gloucestershire
Oakridge shown within Gloucestershire
OS grid reference SO9103
Civil parish
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Gloucestershire
Fire Gloucestershire
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
List of places
51°43′N 2°08′W / 51.72°N 02.13°W / 51.72; -02.13Coordinates: 51°43′N 2°08′W / 51.72°N 02.13°W / 51.72; -02.13

Oakridge is a village in Gloucestershire, England. The parish church is St. Bartholomew's Church. It is just on the outskirts of Stroud, Gloucestershire.

Oakridge consists of five hamlets; Oakridge Lynch, Far Oakridge, Waterlane, Bournes Green, and Tunley. Within Oakridge Lynch can be found the parish church of St. Bartholomew's, the nearby Oakridge Parochial School primary, the village Shop and Post Office, The Butchers Arms pub, and the Village Hall. The Butchers Arms is an 18th-century building with stone walls and oak beamed ceilings.

The Annual Oakridge Village Show is held on the first Saturday in September at the local recreation ground.

Notable residents[edit]

Charles Mason, one of the surveyors of America's Mason–Dixon line, (the other being Jeremiah Dixon), came from here.

External links[edit]

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