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Simonsbath, Somerset

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Simonsbath, Somerset

Simonsbath (pronounced "Simmonsbath", with short i) is a village high on Exmoor in the English county of Somerset. It is the principal settlement in the Exmoor civil parish, which is the largest and most sparsely populated civil parish on Exmoor, covering nearly 32 square miles but with a population, at the time of the 2001 census, of 203 in 78 households.
DistrictWest Somerset
Post townMinehead
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridSS7739
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityAvon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western

Simonsbath, Somerset in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Simonsbath, vil., Exmoor par., Somerset, on river Barle, 12 miles NE. of South Molton; P.O.; is a resort of anglers. Simonsbath House, seat, is in vicinity.

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