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West Monkton, Somerset

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West Monkton, Somerset

West Monkton is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated 2 miles north east of Taunton in the Taunton Deane district. The parish includes the hamlets of Monkton Heathfield, Bathpool, Burlinch and Coombe, and had a population of 2,663 at the 2001 census.
DistrictTaunton Deane
Post townTAUNTON
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST2628
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
Population2,663 (2001)

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

Monkton ~ Monkton West

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

Monkton, West, par. and vil., Somerset - par. (partly in bor. of Taunton), 3079 ac., pop. 1027; vil., 3½ miles NE. of Taunton; P.O.; near vil. is H. House, seat.

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