Wansdyke (district)


Wansdyke (district)

infobox historic subdivision
Name= Wansdyke
HQ=
Status= non-metropolitan district
Start= 1974
End= 1996
Replace= Bath and North East Somerset

Wansdyke was a non-metropolitan district within the County of Avon, in the west of England. The district was created on April 1, 1974, from Keynsham and Norton-Radstock urban districts along with Bathavon Rural District and part of Clutton Rural District. On April 1, 1996, it was merged along with Bath into the Bath and North East Somerset unitary authority.

The district was named after the Wansdyke earthwork.

The name remains as the Parliamentary constituency of Wansdyke covering a similar but not identical area. The present MP for the area is Dan Norris.


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