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Timberscombe, Somerset

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Timberscombe, Somerset

Timberscombe is a village and civil parish on the River Avill 2.5 miles south-west of Dunster, and 5.5 miles south of Minehead within the Exmoor National Park in Somerset, England. The parish includes the hamlet of Bickham.
DistrictWest Somerset
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridSS9542
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 Timberscombe, Somerset has been known in the past

Timbrecumbe ~ Timbracumba

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

Timberscombe, par., vil., and seat, Somerset, 3 miles SW. of Dunster and 7½ miles W. of Watchet, 1902 ac., pop. 357; P.O.

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