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East Coker, Somerset

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East Coker, Somerset

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East Coker
Population 1,781  OS grid reference ST545125 District South Somerset Shire county Somerset Region South West Country England Sovereign state United Kingdom Post town YEOVIL Postcode district BA22 Dialling code 01935 Police Fire Ambulance EU Parliament South West England UK Parliament Yeovil List of places UK England East Coker is a village and civil parish in the South Somerset district of Somerset, England. Its nearest town is Yeovil, which is situated two miles north from the village. The village has a population of 1,781. The parish includes the hamlet of Vole.
DistrictSouth Somerset
Post townYEOVIL
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST5412
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 East Coker, Somerset has been known in the past

Coker ~ Coker East

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

Coker, East, par., mid. Somerset, 2 miles SW. of Yeovil, 2121 ac., pop. 1029; birthplace of Dampier (1652-1711), the navigator; contains Coker Court.

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