Place:Alveston, Gloucestershire, England

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NameAlveston
Alt namesAlwestansource: Domesday Book (1985) p 111
TypeVillage
Coordinates51.6°N 2.533°W
Located inGloucestershire, England
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Alveston is a commuter village and civil parish of roughly 3000 people in South Gloucestershire, England. The village lies about south of Thornbury and approximately north of Bristol. Alveston is twinned with Courville sur Eure, France. It has two hotels, a variety of small shops, several parks and fields, two churches and a Hyundai car dealership. Alveston is the gateway to the first Severn Bridge from the A38 and Thornbury. It is also the home of Thornbury Cricket Club and Marlwood secondary school.

The civil parish also includes the villages of Rudgeway and Earthcott.

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