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West Camel, Somerset

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West Camel, Somerset

West Camel is a village and civil parish in south Somerset, England, about 7 miles north of the town of Yeovil. Situated either side of the River Cam it lies just south of the A303 and has a population of 490. The parish includes the hamlet of Urgashay. Neighbouring villages include Queen Camel, and Bridgehampton.
DistrictSouth Somerset
Post townYEOVIL
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST5724
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 West Camel, Somerset has been known in the past

Camel ~ Camel West ~ West Camalet

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

Camel, West, par., mid. Somerset, on river Yeo, 4 miles NE. of Ilchester, 1953 ac., pop. 281.

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