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Weare, Somerset

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Weare, Somerset

Weare and Lower Weare are small villages in Somerset, England, on the River Axe, south of the Mendip Hills. The parish comprises the villages of Upper and Lower Weare, and the hamlets of Alston Sutton, Brinscombe and Stone Allerton.
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST4152
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

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

Weare.-- par. and vil., Somerset - par., 2146 ac., pop. 650; vil., on river Axe, 1½ mile SW. of Axbridge; P.O.

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