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Skilgate, Somerset

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Skilgate, Somerset

Skilgate is a village and civil parish 5 miles east of Dulverton and 8 miles west of Wiveliscombe in the West Somerset district of Somerset, England. It has a population of 96. The parish, which covers an area of 866 ha, straddles the boundary of the Exmoor National Park lying on the southern edge of the Brendon Hills, and is close to the border with Devon.
DistrictWest Somerset
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridSS9827
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

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

Scheligate ~ Schiligata

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

Skilgate, par. and vil., Somerset - par., 2108 ac., pop. 219; vil., 4 miles NE. of Bampton; P.O.

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