Ampney St Mary

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Ampney St Mary
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Grid reference: SP0802
Location: 51°42’36"N, 1°52’48"W
Population: 218
Post town: Cirencester
Postcode: GL7
Local Government
The Cotswolds

Ampney St Mary is a small village and parish in the Cotswolds, part of the Crowthorne and Minety hundred of Gloucestershire. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 54, increasing to 218 at the 2011 census.[1]

Ampney was listed in the Domesday Book of 1086.[2]

The Ampney Brook flows near the village, which is near to Ampney Crucis and Ampney St Peter, and is about four miles east of Cirencester. The village takes its name from the brook and the local church. The village is also locally known as "Ashbrook".

The village has an ancient public house, The Red Lion - one of the few public houses left without a bar counter.


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