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Exford, Somerset

Exford is a rural village at the centre of Exmoor, 7 miles north-west of Dulverton, and 10 miles south-west of Minehead, in Somerset, England. Less than a mile away is the hamlet of Lyncombe. Situated on the B3224, the main route across Exmoor, it is a small village on the River Exe with activities including hunting, shooting, fishing and horse riding.
DistrictWest Somerset
Post townMINEHEAD
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridSS8538
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityAvon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01643
Population510
 

Other names by which Exford, Somerset has been known in the past

Aisseford ~ Aisseforde ~ Aisseforda

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

Exford, par. and vil., W. Somerset, on river Exe, 7 miles NW. of Dulverton, 5699 ac., pop. 456; P.O.

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