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Bickenhall, Somerset

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Bickenhall, Somerset

Bickenhall is a hamlet and parish in Somerset, England, situated 5 miles south east of Taunton in the Taunton Deane district. The parish, which includes the hamlet of Batten's Green, has a population of 122. Bickenhall is a widely scattered hamlet lying between the A358 and the village of Staple Fitzpaine. The village consists of farms, houses and smallholdings. It has no shops or pubs, barring a recently opened sculpture studio at Bickenhall Farm.
DistrictTaunton Deane
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST2818
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

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

Bichehalle ~ Bichalda ~ Bicehalda

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

Bickenhall, par., W. Somerset, 5 miles SE. of Taunton, 1004 ac., pop. 155.

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