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Priddy, Somerset

Priddy is a village in Somerset, England in the Mendip Hills, close to East Harptree and 5 miles north-west of Wells. It is in the local government district of Mendip. The village lies in a small hollow near the summit of the Mendip range of hills, at an elevation of nearly 1,000 feet above sea-level, and has evidence of occupation since neolithic times. There are also the remains of lead mining activities and caves in the limestone beneath the village.
DistrictMendip
Post townWELLS
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST5251
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityAvon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01749
Population598
 

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

Priddy, par. and vil., Somerset - par., 1361 ac., pop. 226; vil., 4 miles NW. of Wells; P.O.

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