Place:Kingswood, Gloucestershire, England

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NameKingswood
TypeVillage, Civil parish, Urban district
Coordinates51.627°N 2.366°W
Located inGloucestershire, England     (1844 - )
Also located inWiltshire, England     ( - 1844)
See alsoStroud, Gloucestershire, Englanddistrict in which Kingswood located.
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Kingswood is a village and civil parish within the Stroud district of Gloucestershire, England. It is southwest of Wotton-under-Edge and has a population of 1,290. The village is located on the edge of the Cotswolds.

Kingswood was formerly a detached part of the county of Wiltshire that was incorporated into Gloucestershire by the Counties (Detached Parts) Act 1844.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Kingswood, Gloucestershire.

NOTE: There is a second Kingswood in Gloucestershire--an urban district on the eastern outskirts of Bristol. This second Kingswood became part of short-lived modern county of Avon in 1974. In 1996 that section of Avon was reverted to Gloucestershire where it is now in the unitary authority of South Gloucestershire.

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