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Dulverton, Somerset

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Dulverton, Somerset

Dulverton is a town and civil parish in the heart of West Somerset, England, near the border with Devon. The town has a population of 1,486. The parish includes the hamlets of Battleton and Ashwick which is located approximately 3.5 miles north west of Dulverton. To the west of the hamlet lies Ashwich House, built in the Edwardian style in 1901. Dulverton is a popular tourist destination for exploring Exmoor, and is home to the Exmoor National Park Authority headquarters.
DistrictWest Somerset
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridSS9128
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
Dialling code01398
Population1,486 (2001)

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

Delverton ~ Dolvertone ~ Dolvertune ~ Dol ~ Dulvertona

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

Dulverton, market town and par. with ry. sta., W. Somerset, on the Barle, 21 miles W. of Taunton and 184 miles SW. of London, 8337 ac., pop. 1373; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Saturday. The town is 2 miles N. of the sta. It is a favourite resort of anglers, and, in the autumn, of hunting men.

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