Alfords Ridge

Postcode: BA3 5YJ

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Road Name:Alfords Ridge
Road Type:residential

Alfords Ridge is a street in the settlement of Coleford (Mendip) governed by Coleford Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Coleford and Holcombe Ward in the administration area of Mendip District Council within Somerset County Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Alfords Ridge is located 102.43 miles West from the centre of London, 11.43 miles South West from the centre of Trowbridge, 16.15 miles South East from the centre of Bristol and 22.33 miles North from the centre of Yeovil.


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nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Alfords Ridge is approximately 24.0994 kilometres from the tidal high water mark which could be coastline or a tidal river (click to view nearest high tide point in Google Maps) and is 134 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Alfords Ridge is a river called Mells Stream which is approximately 0.284459 kilometres away


The Central point of Alfords Ridge is approximately 134 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01373 - Frome
Area Code: 01749 - Shepton Mallet
Area Code: 01761 - Temple Cloud

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Hotel information updated 09/10/2016

2 Luckington Stables - leigh-upon-mendip
Located in Leigh upon Mendip in the Somerset Region, this holiday home is 16 km from Bath. The property features views of the garden and is 25 km from Bristol. The unit fitted with a kitchen with an oven and toaster.
Address:, BA11, Newbury
Number of Rooms:1
1 Luckington Stables - leigh-upon-mendip
1 Luckington Stables offers pet-friendly accommodation in Leigh upon Mendip, 16 km from Bath and 25 km from Bristol. The property boasts views of the garden and is 39 km from Weston-super-Mare.
Address:, BA11, Newbury
Number of Rooms:1
The Old Chapel - frome
Set in Frome, this holiday home is situated 16 km from Bath. The unit is 26 km from Bristol. The kitchen features a dishwasher. A TV with satellite channels is featured. There is a private bathroom with a bath or shower.
Address:, BA3 5SB, Upper Vobster
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£97.5
The Vobster Inn - radstock
Star Rating:4 Stars
The Vobster Inn is surrounded by Somerset countryside, 5 miles from Frome and Radstock. The en suite rooms have flat-screen TVs and modern decor. Free Wi-Fi is available.
Address:Lower Vobster, BA3 5RJ, Nr Radstock
Number of Rooms:3
Lowest Price Room:£59.5
Highest Price Room:£95.00
Hollybush Barn - leigh-upon-mendip
Hollybush Barn is situated in the small village of Leigh-on-Mendip next to the Mendip Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The property has their own horse, pony, a dozen chickens and 2 dogs.
Address:Hollybush Barn, BA3 5QY, Leigh-on-Mendip
Number of Rooms:2
Lowest Price Room:£115

Local Council Details

Within the area of Mendip District
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Council Offices
Cannards Grave Road
Shepton Mallet
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Telephone Number: 03333 043333
County Council: Somerset County
Within the electoral area of Coleford and Holcombe Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Somerton and Frome
The Member of Parliament is Heath, David
Within the area of Coleford Civil Parish Council

Water and Drainage Details

Wessex Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Alfords Ridge

16 Alfords Ridge
Sale Price: £225,000
Sale Date: 11/03/2016
12 Alfords Ridge
Sale Price: £164,950
Sale Date: 04/12/2015
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01029025
Ons Area Name:Mendip 002B
Average Age : 42.39
Population: 1314.00
Male Population: 659.00 (50.15%)
Female Population: 655.00 (49.85%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 13 (0.99%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Team for Frome Rural North.

Telephone: 101
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Recent Crime in the Area

Source: accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Alfords Ridge

OS Reference: 369310, 149221
OS Grid Reference: ST693492
Latitude and Longitude: 51.240827148532, -2.4396918681851
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 24.0994 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Alfords Ridge

Map Number: 183
Map Name: Yeovil & Frome
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Frome Rail Station is 9.28 Kilometers away (5.77 miles)
Bruton Rail Station is 14.43 Kilometers away (8.97 miles)
Freshford Rail Station is 14.86 Kilometers away (9.23 miles)
Avoncliff Rail Station is 15.61 Kilometers away (9.7 miles)

Nearest Airports

Bristol International Airport is 24.80 Kilometers away
Cardiff International Airport is 64.97 Kilometers away
Bournemouth International Airport is 66.98 Kilometers away
Gloucestershire Airport is 75.07 Kilometers away

Nearest Ferries

Temple Meads Station Ferry Landing is 25.34 Kilometers away
Prince Street Bridge Ferry Landing is 25.45 Kilometers away
Temple Bridge (Bristol) Ferry Landing is 25.51 Kilometers away
Millennium Square Ferry Landing is 25.55 Kilometers away

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Alfords Ridge is approximately 6.87 miles from the A36

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M32 J3/A4320/B4051 - 26.65 Km Away
Junction: M32 J2/A432/B4058/B4469 - 27.28 Km Away
Junction: M4 J18/A46(T)/A46 - 29.67 Km Away

Health Clinics

Mendip Country Practice
Mendip Country Practice, Church Street, Coleford, Radstock, Somerset, BA35NQ
Distance: 0.66 Kilometers
Telephone: 01373 812244
Chilcompton Surgery
Chilcompton Surgery, Wells Road, Chilcompton, Bath, BA34EU
Distance: 4.95 Kilometers
Telephone: 01761 232231
Westfield Surgery
Westfield Surgery, Waterford Park,radstock, Bath, BA33UJ
Distance: 5.01 Kilometers
Telephone: 01761 436333
Hope House Surgery
Hope House Surgery, The Street, Radstock, Bath, BA33PL
Distance: 5.64 Kilometers
Telephone: 01761 432121
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Radstock Library

The Street, Bath, BA33PR
Distance: 3.47 Miles
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Midsomer Norton Library

119 High Street, Bath, BA32DA
Distance: 3.54 Miles
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Paulton Library

Central Methodist Church, Paulton, BS397QQ
Distance: 5.20 Miles
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions


Attraction Name: Nunney Castle
Distance: 5.31 (km)

Preserved Railway

Attraction Name: Somerset and Dorset Heritage Railway
Distance: 5.51 (km)

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Nunney Castle
Distance: 5.60 (km)


Attraction Name: Radstock & District Museum
Distance: 6.03 (km)

Nearest Schools

Newbury Manor School

Distance: 1.17 Kilometers
Type: Not applicable
Address: Newbury Manor, Newbury, Frome, Somerset, BA11 3RG
Telephone: (01373) 814980

Bishop Henderson Church of England Primary School

Distance: 1.18 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Farley Dell, Coleford, Radstock, Somerset, BA3 5PN
Telephone: (01373) 812557

Leigh-upon-Mendip First School

Distance: 1.99 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Leigh Street, Leigh-upon-Mendip, Radstock, Somerset, BA3 5QQ
Telephone: (01373) 812592

Mells Church of England First School

Distance: 2.94 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Mells Green, Mells, Frome, Somerset, BA11 3QE
Telephone: (01373) 812380

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 7.1
Median Speed: 7.7
Maximum Speed: 10.7
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 29
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