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Closworth, Somerset

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Closworth, Somerset

Closworth is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated five miles south of Yeovil in the South Somerset district, on the border with Dorset. The village has a population of 192. The parish includes the villages of Pendomer and Sutton Bingham, the location for Sutton Bingham Manor, Sutton Bingham Sailing Club (SBSC) and Sutton Bingham and District Canoe Club (SBDCC). It sits on a reservoir of the same name owned by Wessex Water. It has an approximate population of 25.
DistrictSouth Somerset
Post townYeovil
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST5610
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 Closworth, Somerset has been known in the past

Closeworth ~ Clovewrde ~ Cloveswrda ~ Clovwrdeswrda

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

Closworth, par., mid. Somerset, on r. Yeo, on border of co., 3½ miles S. of Yeovil ry. sta., 1071 ac., pop. 121.

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