Beach, Gloucestershire

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Brittons Farm, Beach Lane, Beach
Grid reference: ST704707
Location: 51°26’6"N, 2°25’33"W
Local Government
Council: South Gloucestershire

Beach is a hamlet, inland despite its name, in the southernmost acres of Gloucestershire, on the lower northern slopes of Lansdown Hill. It is about a mile north-east of Upton Cheyney. It is just a mile and a half north-east of Bitton, the county's southernmost village.

Beach is designated as a conservation area.

During the Civil War the Battle of Lansdowne was fought, on 5 July 1643, in fields nearby Beach.

About the village

Brittons Farm is the major property in the village.

A Forest of Avon Trust community woodland, The Retreat, is to the east of the village. The Retreat was planted in 2000 under a Millennium Commission programme, and previously managed by the Woodland Trust.[1][2]

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