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Ashcott, Somerset

Ashcott is a small village and civil parish located in the Sedgemoor area of Somerset in the south-west of England. The village has a population of 1,280. The parish includes the hamlets of Buscott, Berhill and Ashcott Corner. The village has five pubs and its own brewer, Moor Beer. It has a church, shop and a primary school. The annual Ashcott BeerFest is held on the Coronation playing fields at the end of June/beginning of July each year.
DistrictSedgemoor
Post townBRIDGWATER
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST4337
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
Population1,280
 

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

Aissecote ~ Aissecota

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

Ashcott, par. with ry. sta., W. Somerset, 5 miles SW. of Glastonbury, 2272 ac., pop. 718; P.O.

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