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Wambrook, Somerset

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Wambrook, Somerset

Wambrook is a village and civil parish in the Blackdown Hills, 2 miles, south of Chard in Somerset, England. The parish includes the hamlets of Higher Wambrook and Lower Wambrook which is sometimes known as Haselcombe.
DistrictSouth Somerset
Post townCHARD
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST2907
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 code01460

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

Wambrook, par. and vil., Dorset, on NW. border of co.- par., 1857 ac., pop. 263; vil., 2 miles SW. of Chard; P.O., also P.O. at Higher Wambrook.

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