Portbury


Portbury

infobox UK place

country = England
latitude= 51.4699

longitude= -2.7163

official_name= Portbury
population=
unitary_england= North Somerset
lieutenancy_england=Somerset
region= South West England

constituency_westminster= Woodspring
post_town= BRISTOL
postcode_district = BS20
postcode_area= BS
dial_code= 01275
os_grid_reference= ST502748

Portbury is a village in North Somerset, England.

Location

It is situated at the north-eastern end of the Gordano valley, near the Gordano services on the M5 motorway.

History

The parish church is dedicated to St. Mary, and there is also a former priory in the village, which gave its name to the Hundred of Portbury.There is a very nice local public house in Portbury. The Priory.

Transport

Portbury is well served by roads given the nearby M5 and A369 which links to Bristol and Portishead.

Part of Royal Portbury Dock is within the parish.

Local Newspapers

The local Clevedon Mercury and Portishead Times newspapers are delivered to residents free of charge usually by Saturday morning.


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