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Title: Awre  
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Awre war memorial
Awre is located in Gloucestershire
 Awre shown within Gloucestershire
Population 1,714 (2011)
OS grid reference
Civil parish Awre
District Forest of Dean
Shire county Gloucestershire
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Blakeney
Postcode district GL15
Dialling code 01594
Police Gloucestershire
Fire Gloucestershire
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament Forest of Dean
Website Awre Parish Council home page
List of places

Awre is a village and civil parish in the Forest of Dean district of Gloucestershire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 1,644, increasing to 1,714 at the 2011 census. The electoral ward gives similar figures[1] The parish and electoral ward include Awre and the larger village of Blakeney, and also Etloe, Gatcombe, Two Bridges and Viney Hill.

Between 1851 and 1959 the village was served by Awre for Blakeney railway station.[2]


  1. ^ "Parish & electoral ward 2011.Retrieved 26 March 2015". 
  2. ^ Mike Oakley (2003). Gloucestershire Railway Stations. Wimborne: Dovecote Press. pp. 16–17.  

External links

  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
  • Awre Parish Council
  • Awre at Forest Web
  • Awre in the Domesday Book

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