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Edington, Somerset

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Edington, Somerset

Edington is a rural village, situated on the north side of the Polden Hills in the Sedgemoor district of Somerset, England. Either side of it lie the villages of Chilton Polden and Catcott, and north of it is the small village of Burtle. There is a 12th century church, but the nearest primary school is in the village of Catcott. Edington has a surgery and an active village hall where the annual pantomime is held.
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST3839
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 code01278

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

Edwinetone ~ Edwinetona

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

Edington, township and ry. sta., Moorlinch par., W. Somerset, 6½ miles NW. of Glastonbury, 2167 ac., pop. 435; P.O.

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