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Martock, Somerset

Martock is a large village and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated on the edge of the Somerset Levels 7 miles north west of Yeovil in the South Somerset district. The parish includes Hurst, approximately one mile south of the village, and Bower Hinton, which is located at the western end of the village and bounded by Hurst and the A303. The village has a population of 4,468.
DistrictSouth Somerset
Post townMARTOCK
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST4619
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 Martock, Somerset has been known in the past

Maertoch ~ Mertoch ~ Maertocha ~ Mertocha ~ Mar ~ Maertoc ~ Maertoca

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

Martock, hundred, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Somerset - hundred and par., 7302 ac., pop. 3005; vil., 7 miles NW. of Yeovil; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks; has a grammar school of 1661.

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