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Blackford, Somerset

Blackford is a village in Somerset, England, situated beside the A303 road, 4 miles south west of Wincanton in the South Somerset district. There are two other places called Blackford in Somerset — one is a village near Wedmore, the other a tiny hamlet between Porlock and Minehead. It is part of the civil parish of Blackford and Compton Pauncefoot. It holds a Parish Meeting twice a year and has no Parish Council.
DistrictSouth Somerset
Post townYEOVIL
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST4147
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 code01963
 

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

Blackford, eccl. dist., Wedmore par., mid. Somerset, 4½ miles S. of Axbridge, pop. 471; P.O.

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