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Oake, Somerset

Oake is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated 5 miles west of Taunton in the Taunton Deane district. The village has a population of 695. The parish includes the hamlet of Hillfarrance on Hillfarrance Brook a tributary of the River Tone, and the villages of Hillcommon and Heathfield. The Sustrans cycle route 3 from Bristol to Padstow passes through the village, as does the route of the Grand Western Canal.
DistrictTaunton Deane
Post townTAUNTON
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST1525
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 code01823

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

Acha ~ Ache ~ Acca

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

Oake, par., Somerset, on river Tone, 4 miles NE. of Wellington, 865 ac., pop. 108.

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