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Shipham, Somerset

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Shipham, Somerset

Shipham is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England on the western edge of the Mendip Hills near the A38, approximately 15 miles south of Bristol. It is in the local government district of Sedgemoor. The parish includes the village of Rowberrow and the hamlet of Star. The parish population, according to the 2001 census, is 1,136.
DistrictSedgemoor
Post townWINSCOMBE
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST4457
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 code01934
Population1,136
 

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

Sipeham

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

Shipham, par. and vil., Somerset, among the Mendip Hills - par., 766 ac., pop. 408; vil., 2½ miles NE. of Axbridge; P.O.

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