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Banwell, North Somerset

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Banwell, North Somerset

Banwell is a village and civil parish on the River Banwell in the North Somerset district of Somerset, England. Its population was 2,923 according to the 2001 census.
Post townBANWELL
Administrative CountyNorth Somerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST3959
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityAvon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityAvon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityAvon
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01934

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

Banwelle ~ Banuela

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

Banwell, par. and vil. with ry. sta., E. Somerset, 4 miles NW. of Axbridge, 4829 ac., pop. 1717; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks. On the skirts of Banwell Hill are two caverns in which fossil remains occur.

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