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Dowlish Wake, Somerset

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Dowlish Wake, Somerset

Dowlish Wake is a small village and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated 2 miles south of Ilminster and 5 miles north-east of Chard in the South Somerset district. The village has a population of 293 and is home to several thatched houses. The village contains The New Inn pub, and a Pottery and Craft Gallery. The post office closed in 1991.
DistrictSouth Somerset
Post townCHARD
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST3712
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

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

East Dowlish

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

Dowlish Wake, par., W. Somerset, 2 miles SE. of Ilminster, 1282 ac. (including West Dowlish), pop. 345.

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