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Exton, Somerset

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Exton, Somerset

Exton is a village and civil parish 5 miles north-east of Dulverton and 9 miles south-west of Dunster in Somerset, England. It lies on the River Exe on Exmoor. The parish includes the village of Bridgetown and covers 2,017 ha, all of which is within the National Park.
DistrictWest Somerset
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridSS9233
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 code01643

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

Essetune ~ Essetuna ~ Essatuna

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

Exton, par., W. Somerset, on river Exe, 4 miles NE. of Dulverton, 4045 ac., pop. 405.

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