Brierley, Gloucestershire

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Brierley
Gloucestershire
Phone box on the A4136 at Brierley - geograph.org.uk - 555201.jpg
Location
Grid reference: SO625151
Location: 51°49’60"N, 2°32’44"W
Data
Local Government
Council: Forest of Dean
Parliamentary
constituency:
Forest of Dean

Brierley is a village in the Forest of Dean, in Gloucestershire.

It has a petrol station, shop and bus services to other places.

Brierley was the birthplace of Winifred Foley (25 July 1914 – 21 March 2009), author of the autobiographical A Child in the Forest and other later works, including No Pipe Dreams for Father. The village was also the birthplace of her father, Charlie Mason, who led the hunger march to Westbury workhouse during the pit strikes of 1926.

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