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Long Ashton Village | England

Long Ashton is a village and civil parish in North Somerset, England. The village is situated on the southern slopes of the Mendip Hills, about 4 miles (6 km) south-west of Bristol city centre. The parish includes the hamlets of North Street and South Street. The parish has a population of 4,671.

The name Ashton means "town on the ash tree clearing". The village was known as Ashton under Hill until the 19th century. The village is home to a number of historic buildings, including the Church of St John the Baptist, which dates from the 13th century, and the Grade II* listed Manor House. Long Ashton is also home to a number of businesses and amenities, including a post office, a primary school, a village hall, and a number of pubs and restaurants. The village is served by Long Ashton railway station, which is on the Bristol to Exeter Line. There are regular bus services to Bristol city centre and other nearby towns and villages. Long Ashton is a popular place to live, due to its proximity to Bristol and its countryside setting. It is also home to a number of community groups and organisations.

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