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Broomfield, Somerset

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Broomfield, Somerset

Broomfield is a village and civil parish in the Sedgemoor district of Somerset, England, situated about five miles north of Taunton. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 224. The village is the highest village on the Quantock Hills and lies on the Quantock Greenway footpath.
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST2232
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 Broomfield, Somerset has been known in the past

Brunfelle ~ Brunfella

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

Broomfield, par., W. Somerset, 6 miles SW. of Bridgwater, 4274 ac., pop. 420; P.O.

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