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Cutcombe, Somerset

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Cutcombe, Somerset

Cutcombe is a village and civil parish 9 miles south of Minehead and north of Dulverton straddling the ridge between Exmoor and the Brendon Hills in Somerset. It has a population of 403. The parish includes the village of Wheddon Cross which is one of the higher villages within the Exmoor National Park at 980 feet above sea level, the highest being Simonsbath.
DistrictWest Somerset
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridSS9239
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 Cutcombe, Somerset has been known in the past

Udecome ~ Udecoma

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

Cutcombe, par. and hamlet, W. Somerset, 7½ miles N. of Dulverton, 7231 ac., pop. 564.

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