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Durleigh, Somerset

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Durleigh, Somerset

Durleigh is a village and civil parish on the outskirts of Bridgwater in the Sedgemoor district of Somerset, England. According to the 2001 Census, it had a population of 609. Its nearest town is Bridgwater, which lies approximately 1.6 miles north-east from the village. The village lies on Durleigh brook, a tributary of the River Parrett, which was dammed in 1938 to form Durleigh reservoir.
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST2736
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 Durleigh, Somerset has been known in the past

Durlege ~ Durlega

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

Durleigh, par., W. Somerset, 2 miles SW. of Bridgwater, 886 ac., pop. 208.

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