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Fivehead, Somerset

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Fivehead, Somerset

Fivehead is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated on the Fivehead River, 8 miles miles east of Taunton in the South Somerset district. In 2002, the parish, which includes the hamlet of Swell had a population of 643.
DistrictSouth Somerset
Post townTAUNTON
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST3522
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 Fivehead, Somerset has been known in the past

Fifhide ~ Fihida

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

Fivehead, par., W. Somerset, 4½ miles SW. of Langport, 1721 ac., pop. 416; P.O.

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