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Odcombe, Somerset

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Odcombe, Somerset

Odcombe is a village and civil parish in south Somerset, England, 3 miles west of the town of Yeovil, with a population of 730 in 2002. The upper part of the village, Higher Odcombe, sits on the crest of the hill, while the lower part, Lower Odcombe, is built on its northern slopes.
DistrictSouth Somerset
Post townYEOVIL
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST5015
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 Odcombe, Somerset has been known in the past

Oldcome ~ Lorna Doone

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

Odcombe, par. and vil., Somerset, 3 miles W. of Yeovil, 1276 ac., pop. 624.

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