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Buckland St Mary, Somerset

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Buckland St Mary, Somerset

Buckland St Mary is a village and parish in Somerset, England, situated 6 miles to the west of Ilminster and 8 miles south of Taunton in the South Somerset district, close to the A303. The village has a population of 559. The parish is within the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and includes the hamlet of Birchwood.
DistrictSouth Somerset
Post townChard
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST2713
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

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

Buckland St Mary, par. and vil., W. Somerset, 4½ miles NW. of Chard, 3494 ac., pop. 608; P.O. The vil. stands 1½ mile from the verge of the co.

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