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East Quantoxhead, Somerset

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East Quantoxhead, Somerset

East Quantoxhead is a village in West Somerset, 3 miles from West Quantoxhead, 4 miles east of Williton, and 13 miles west of Bridgwater, within the Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Somerset, England.
DistrictWest Somerset
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST1343
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 code01278

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

Quantoxhead ~ Quantoxhead East

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

Quantoxhead, East, coast par. and vil., Somerset, 4½ miles E. of Watchet, 2582 ac. (280 water), pop. 238; Miss Biffen (1794-1850), the miniature-painter, born without hands or arms, was a native.

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