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Compton Bishop, Somerset

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Compton Bishop, Somerset

Compton Bishop is a small village and civil parish, at the western end of the Mendip Hills in the English county of Somerset. It is located close to the historic town of Axbridge. Along with the village of Cross and the hamlets of Rackley and Webbington it forms the parish of Compton Bishop and Cross.
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST3955
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 code01934

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

Compton Bishop, par., mid. Somerset, on river Axe, 2 miles W. of Axbridge, 2535 ac., pop. 551.

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