Clevedon, North Somerset

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Clevedon is a town in North Somerset

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Clevedon within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Clevedon in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Clevedon.-- par., vil., and branch terminus of Bristol and Exeter Ry., E. Somerset, 16 miles SW. of Bristol and 134 miles W. of London, 2987 ac. land and 1080 water, pop. 4869; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. The vil., which is under a rocky height called Dial Hill, 1 mile from Bristol Channel, is a favourite watering-place. Myrtle Cottage was for some time the residence of Coleridge (1772-1834), the poet. St Andrew's Church contains the tomb of Hallam (1777-1859), the historian. On the pier head is a lighthouse, with fixed light seen 7 miles. Clevedon Court, seat, of time of Edward II., is 1 mile NE. of vil.

Clevedon in the Domesday Book

A village in Portbury hundred, in the county of Somerset. is a Good Stuff website.