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West Chinnock, Somerset

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West Chinnock, Somerset

West Chinnock is a village in Somerset, England, situated near the A356 road 4 miles north east of Crewkerne in the South Somerset district. The village forms the civil parish of West and Middle Chinnock with the neighbouring village of Middle Chinnock. The parish has a population of 564 (2002 estimate). Middle Chinnock was a separate civil parish until 1884. It was then absorbed into the parish of West Chinnock. In 2003 the parish was renamed West and Middle Chinnock.
DistrictSouth Somerset
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST4613
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 code01935

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

Chinnock ~ Chinnock West

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

Chinnock, West, par., mid. Somerset, on river Parret, 3 miles NW. of Crewkerne, 642 ac., pop. 418; P.O.; has a large sailcloth factory.

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