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Bawdrip, Somerset

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Bawdrip, Somerset

Bawdrip is a village and civil parish in the Sedgemoor district of Somerset, England. The village is on the south side of the Polden Hills about 4 miles north-east of Bridgwater. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 498. The parish includes the hamlets of Bradney and Horsey. The name Horsey comes from Anglo-Saxon "hors-eg" and means 'horse island' and was mentioned in the Domesday Book.
DistrictSedgemoor
Post townBRIDGWATER
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST3439
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityAvon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01278
Population498
 

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

Bagetrepe ~ Bagatrepa

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

Bawdrip, par., W. Somerset, 3 miles NE. of Bridgwater, 1889 ac., pop. 393; P.O.

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