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Hinton St George, Somerset

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Hinton St George, Somerset

Hinton St George is a village and parish in Somerset, England, situated 3 miles outside of Crewkerne, 10 miles south west of Yeovil in the South Somerset district. The village has a population of 404. It has a wide main street lined with hamstone cottages, some thatched. The village has a thriving shop. The village does not lie on a major road, and has a few holiday cottages and second homes.
DistrictSouth Somerset
Post townHINTON ST. GEORGE
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST4212
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 code01460
Population404
 

Other names by which Hinton St George, Somerset has been known in the past

Hinton ~ St George Hinton

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

Hinton, St George, par. and vil., mid. Somerset, 2 miles NW. of Crewkerne, 1500 ac., pop. 681; P.O., T.O.; gives the title of Viscounnt Hinton to Earl Poulett, whose seat, Hinton House, is in vicinity of vil.

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