Place:Sharpness, Gloucestershire, England

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NameSharpness
Alt namesNessesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 114
TypeVillage
Coordinates51.717°N 2.467°W
Located inGloucestershire, England
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Sharpness is an English port in Gloucestershire, one of the most inland in Britain, and eighth largest in the South West. It is on the River Severn at , at a point where the tidal range, though less than at Avonmouth downstream (14 m typical spring tide), is still large (10 m typical spring).

The village of Sharpness is pronounced with the emphasis on the second syllable, Sharpness, as compared to the common noun, which has the emphasis on the first syllable.

Just to the south lies Berkeley.

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