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Brushford, Somerset

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Brushford, Somerset

Brushford is a village and civil parish 2 miles south of Dulverton and 12 miles north of Tiverton in Devon, in the West Somerset district of Somerset, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 535 in 243 households. It covers an area of 1,149 hectares or which 3 hectares is within the Exmoor National Park. The River Exe which forms the boundary of the parish and the border between Somerset and Devon is crossed by the 18th century Exe Bridge.
DistrictWest Somerset
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridSS9225
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

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


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

Brushford, par., W. Somerset, on r. Exe, 8 m. NW. of Tiverton, 2759 ac., pop. 326.

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