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Preston Plucknett, Somerset

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Preston Plucknett, Somerset

Preston Plucknett is a suburb of Yeovil in Somerset, England. It was once a small village, and a separate civil parish until 1930, when it was absorbed into the neighbouring parishes of Yeovil, Brympton and West Coker. It was listed in the Domesday Book of 1086 as "Preston" when its lord was Ansger of Montacute (Alfward before 1066). In the 13th century, Alan de Plugenet was lord of the manor and added his surname to Preston.
DistrictSouth Somerset
Post townYEOVIL
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST5316
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 code01935
 

Other names by which Preston Plucknett, Somerset has been known in the past

Preston

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

Preston, par., Somerset. See PRESTON PLUCKNETT.

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