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Kilve, Somerset

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Kilve, Somerset

Kilve is a village in West Somerset, England, within the Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the first AONB to be established, in 1957. It lies on the A39 almost exactly equidistant from Bridgwater to the east and Minehead to the west. The village includes a 17th-century coaching inn, and a post office and stores. This part of the village, formerly known as Putsham, also contains the village hall, which was extended to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.
DistrictWest Somerset
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST1443
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 Kilve, Somerset has been known in the past

Clive ~ Cliva

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

Kilve, coast par. and vil., Somerset, in NW. of co., 5 miles NE. of Watchet, 1770 ac., pop. 222; P.O.

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