Upton St Leonards

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Upton St Leonards
Upton St Leonards Church.JPG
The parish church at Upton St Leonards.
Upton St Leonards is located in Gloucestershire
Upton St Leonards
Upton St Leonards
Upton St Leonards shown within Gloucestershire
Population 2,276 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference SO866148
Civil parish
  • Upton St Leonards
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GLOUCESTER
Postcode district GL4
Dialling code 01452
Police Gloucestershire
Fire Gloucestershire
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Gloucestershire
51°49′55″N 2°11′42″W / 51.832°N 2.195°W / 51.832; -2.195Coordinates: 51°49′55″N 2°11′42″W / 51.832°N 2.195°W / 51.832; -2.195

Upton St Leonards is a village in the English county of Gloucestershire. Forming part of the district of Stroud, it is a mile or so north of the A46 road between Stroud and Cheltenham.

Facilities[edit]

The village has two four-star hotels (Hatton Court Hotel[2] and Bowden Hall Hotel[3]), a Church of England parish Church,[4] a pub, a primary school,[5] and a village hall.

The village has won the Bledisloe Cup for the Best Kept Village in Gloucestershire in the large village category more than 20 times, most recently in 2006.[6]

Governance[edit]

An electoral ward in the same name exists. This ward stretches south from Upton St. Leonards to Harescombe. The total population of the ward as at the 2011 census was 2,845.[7]

Clubs and societies[edit]

The village has a branch of the Mothers' Union[8] and of the Women's Institute.[9]

The village also has a successful local football side that run two teams within the Stroud District Football league; the First team won the 2010/2011 Division 3 title and moved into Division 2 in 2011. The 2011/2012 season proved incredibly successful with both the first and second teams winning their respective divisions. The reserve team also added a County Cup title to the league titles.

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External links[edit]

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