Odd Down

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Odd Down is an area of the city of Bath, Somerset, England.

St. Martins church, Odd Down
photographed in January 2006

A suburb of the city, Odd Down is located west and south of the city centre. The city ward population taken at the 2011 census was 5,681.[1]

A 1,330 yards (1,220 m) section of the Wansdyke medieval earthwork in Odd Down, which has been designated as an Ancient monument,[2] appears on the Heritage at Risk register as being in unsatisfactory condition and vulnerable due to gardening.[3]

The Cross Keys Inn is a Grade II listed building which was built in the late 17th or early 18th century.[4] although an earlier pub on the site served as a coaching inn.[5]

Odd Down A.F.C. is the local football club which won the 2015-16 Western Premier League.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 7 April 2015.
  2. ^ Historic England. "Wansdyke: section 1230yds (1120m) eastwards from Burnt House Inn (1007003)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 10 October 2013.
  3. ^ "Wansdyke: section 1230 yards (1120 metres) eastwards from Burnt House Inn, Southstoke - Bath and North East Somerset (UA)". English Heritage. Archived from the original on 22 October 2014. Retrieved 10 October 2013.
  4. ^ Historic England. "Cross Keys Inn (1395715)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 22 June 2015.
  5. ^ Canvin, John. "Southstoke History" (PDF). Southstoke Parish Council. p. 14. Retrieved 22 June 2015.


Coordinates: 51°21′41″N 2°22′53″W / 51.3614°N 2.3813°W / 51.3614; -2.3813