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Cannington, Somerset

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Cannington, Somerset

Cannington is a village and civil parish 3 miles north-west of Bridgwater in the Sedgemoor district of Somerset, England. It lies on the west bank of the River Parret, and contains the hamlet of Edstock.
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST2539
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 Cannington, Somerset has been known in the past

Caninganmaersees ~ Candetone ~ Candetona ~ Cantocton ~ Cantona ~ Canoctona ~ Cantetone ~ Canetona

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

Cannington, par., township, and vil., W. Somerset, 3½ miles NW. of Bridgwater -- par., 5015 ac. (380 water), pop. 1392; township, pop. 1369; P.O., T.O.; contains C. House.

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