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Pitminster, Somerset

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Pitminster, Somerset

Pitminster is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated 4 miles south of Taunton in the Taunton Deane district. The village has a population of 929. The parish also includes the villages of Angersleigh, Blagdon or Blagdon Hill and Staplehay. The village of Blagdon is now generally known as Blagdon Hill to distinguish it from Blagdon in North Somerset.
DistrictTaunton Deane
Post townTAUNTON
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST2219
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 Pitminster, Somerset has been known in the past

Piperminstre ~ Pinpeministre

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

Pitminster, par. and vil., Somerset - par., 5120 ac., pop. 1382; vil., 4½ miles S. of Taunton; has malting and tanning; the church is ancient; Pitminster Lodge and other seats are in the neighbourhood.

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