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Combwich, Somerset

Combwich (pronounced "Cummidge") is a village in the parish of Otterhampton within the Sedgemoor district of Somerset, between Bridgwater and the Steart Peninsula. The village lies on Combwich Reach as the River Parrett flows to the sea and was the site of an ancient ferry crossing. In the Domesday book it was known as Comich which means 'The settlement by the water' from the Old English cumb and wic.
DistrictSedgemoor
Post townBRIDGWATER
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST2542
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
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 Combwich, Somerset has been known in the past

Combewick ~ Combwich Combewick ~ Cummidge ~ Comich ~ Commiz ~ Commit

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

Combwich, vil., W. Somerset, on river Parret, 4 miles NW. of Bridgwater, of which it is a sub-port; P.O.

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