- Hawkesbury, Gloucestershire
Hawkesbury is a hamlet and
civil parishin the South Gloucestershire unitary authorityin England. It is near Badminton, off the A46 road. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 1,235 - most of whom reside in the nearby village of Hawkesbury Upton. Prior to 1991 what is now the Hillesley and Treshamparish in Stroud formed the northern part of the parish.
Cotswold Waypasses by the two settlements.
There is a monument (the 'Somerset Monument') on the
Cotswold Edgeat gbmapping|ST772878. The monument was erected in 1846 to commemorate General Lord Edward Somerset. He was a soldier son of the 5th Duke of Beaufort, (whose ancestral home is at Badminton), who had served with distinction at Waterloo.
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