Harry Stoke

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Harry Stoke
Harry Stoke is located in Gloucestershire
Harry Stoke
Harry Stoke
Location within Gloucestershire
OS grid referenceST6184079946
Civil parish
  • Stoke Gifford
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBRISTOL
Postcode districtBS34
Dialling code01454
PoliceAvon and Somerset
FireAvon
AmbulanceSouth Western
EU ParliamentSouth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Gloucestershire
51°30′39″N 2°32′44″W / 51.5109°N 2.5456°W / 51.5109; -2.5456Coordinates: 51°30′39″N 2°32′44″W / 51.5109°N 2.5456°W / 51.5109; -2.5456

Harry Stoke is a village in the parish of Stoke Gifford, South Gloucestershire, England.

History[edit]

There were three manors in the parish of Stoke Gifford; the Giffards and Berkeleys held Stoke and Walls. Harry Stoke was a separate manor held by Aldred in Saxon times, Theobald in Norman times and the Blount and De Filton families in medieval times; the Berkeleys bought it in the l6th century.

One of the last coal mines in the Bristol Coalfield was at Harry Stoke; the mine was a drift mine, begun in 1952. Bad roof conditions made the mine uneconomical, and it closed in 1963.

More information can be found on the Southern Brooks Archaeological site.

Future development[edit]

Around 2,700 homes are planned to be built in Harry Stoke,[1][2] along with a primary school, local centre, community facilities and landscape areas.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "£229M JOINT VENTURE TO BUILD NEARLY 1,000 HOMES". Insider Media. 2 July 2019. Retrieved 3 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Sketch of the week: Harry Stoke New Neighbourhood, Bristol". building.co.uk. 15 September 2017. Retrieved 3 July 2019.