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Wrington, North Somerset

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Wrington, North Somerset

Wrington is a village and civil parish in North Somerset, England. It lies in the valley of the Congresbury Yeo river about 9 miles east of Weston-super-Mare and 3 miles south-east of Yatton. It is both a civil parish, with a population of 2,896, and an ecclesiastical parish. Both parishes contain the nearby village of Redhill.
Post townBRISTOL
Administrative CountyNorth Somerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST4762
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityAvon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityAvon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityAvon
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01934

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

Weritone ~ Weritona

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

Wrington, par. and vil., Somerset - par., 5786 ac., pop. 1551; vil., 3½ miles SE. of Yatton sta. and 6½ NE. of Ax bridge; P.O., T.O. Wrington is situated on a hill slope, and has a reading-room and library. It was formerly a market town. Wrington Lodge and numerous other residences are in the par.

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