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Mark, Somerset

Mark is a village and civil parish which lies approximately 10 miles from Bridgwater, 5 miles from Axbridge, and 4 miles from Highbridge in the Sedgemoor district of the county of Somerset, England. It includes the hamlets of Yarrow and Southwick. The Mark Yeo river has its source near the village. Mark is home to two pubs, a village hall, a village stores and post office, the Ki-Aikido Federation of Great Britain and many clubs and societies, including a Youth Theatre group.
DistrictSedgemoor
Post townHighbridge
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST3847
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
Population1,349
 

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

Mark Causeway

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

Mark, par. and vil., Somerset, 4 miles E. of Highbridge sta. and 6½ miles SW. of Axbridge, 4354 ac., pop. 1097; P.O.

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