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Durston, Somerset

Durston is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated on the A361 road 5 miles north east of Taunton and 6 miles south of Bridgwater in the Taunton Deane district. The parish lies on undulating ground between the lowest slopes of the Quantock Hills and the valley of the River Tone at the Curry and Hay Moors. The village has a population of 141.
DistrictTaunton Deane
Post townTAUNTON
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST2928
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

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

Destona ~ Derstona

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

Durston, par. and hamlet with ry. sta., W. Somerset, 6 miles S. of Bridgwater, 1022 ac., pop. 222; P.O.

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