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East Pennard, Somerset

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East Pennard, Somerset

East Pennard is a village and civil parish 4 miles north west of Castle Cary, and 5 miles south of Shepton Mallet, in the Mendip district of Somerset, England. It has a population of 343. The parish includes the hamlets of Stone, Parbrook and Huxham Green. It is very close to the site of the Glastonbury Festival.
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST5937
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 code01749

Other names by which East Pennard, Somerset has been known in the past

Pennard ~ Pennard East

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

Pennard, East, par. and vil., Somerset - par., 2829 ac., pop. 608; vil., 2½ miles SE. of Pennard sta. and 7 miles E. of Glastonbury; P.O.

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