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Pitney, Somerset

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Pitney, Somerset

Pitney is a village and parish in Somerset, England, located 2.5 miles east of Langport and 3 miles west of Somerton in the South Somerset district. In 2002, the village had a population of 416. Pitney is home to St John the Baptist Church, the Pitney Farm Shop, and the Halfway House, selected as England's Pub of the Year in 1996 by CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale).
DistrictSouth Somerset
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST4528
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 code01458

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

Petenie ~ Peteneia

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

Pitney, par., Somerset, 2 miles NE. of Langport, 1500 ac., pop. 321.

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