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Langport, Somerset

Langport is a small town and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated 5 miles west of Somerton in the South Somerset district. The town has a population of 1,067. The parish includes the hamlets of Bowdens and Combe. The town is contiguous with Huish Episcopi.
DistrictSouth Somerset
Post townLANGPORT
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST4226
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 code01458
Population1,067
 

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

Langport Eastover ~ Lanporth ~ Langeport ~ Langporth ~ Lanport ~ Lamporth ~ Lanporda ~ Lantporda

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

Langport.-- market town and par. (Langport Eastover) with ry. sta., Somerset, on river Parret, 12 miles NW. of Yeovil, 171 ac., pop. 897; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Tuesday. A charter was granted to this town by James I. It supports a considerable trade chiefly by boat traffic with Bridgwater, the articles of commerce being coal, timber, iron, salt, and bricks.

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