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Barrington, Somerset

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Barrington, Somerset

Barrington is a village and civil parish, situated 10 miles south east of Taunton and 10 miles west of Yeovil in the South Somerset district of Somerset, England. The village has a population of 427. The village is located on the southern edge of the Somerset Levels and many of the houses are built from cob and thatched with local reeds.
DistrictSouth Somerset
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST3818
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 Barrington, Somerset has been known in the past

cottage orne

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

Barrington, par. and seat, W. Somerset, 3 m. NE. of Ilminster, 1656 ac., pop. 418.

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