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Greinton, Somerset

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Greinton, Somerset

Greinton is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated on the Somerset Levels and Moors at the foot of the Polden Hills, 9 kilometres west southwest of Glastonbury and 7 miles east of Bridgwater in the Sedgemoor district. The hamlet of Pedwell, located east of the village, forms part of the parish.
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST4136
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 Greinton, Somerset has been known in the past

Grenton ~ Graintone ~ Graintona

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

Greinton (or Grenton), par., W. Somerset, 6 miles SW. of Glastonbury, 845 ac., pop. 133.

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