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Yeovilton, Somerset

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Yeovilton, Somerset

Yeovilton is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated 1 mile east of Ilchester, 5 miles north of Yeovil, in the South Somerset district. The village has a population of approximately 670. The parish includes the village of Podimore (also known as or Puddimore or Milton Podimore) and the hamlets of Speckington and Bridgehampton. The village is home to the RNAS Yeovilton (HMS Heron) and the associated Fleet Air Arm Museum.
DistrictSouth Somerset
Post townYEOVIL
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST5422
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 Yeovilton, Somerset has been known in the past

Geviltone ~ Geveltone ~ Geveltona ~ Giveltona

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

Yeovilton, par. and vil., Somerset, on r. Yeo, 1½ m. E. of Ilchester and 4 m. N. of Yeovil, 1753 ac., pop. 240.

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