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Chewton Mendip, Somerset

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Chewton Mendip, Somerset

Chewton Mendip is a village and civil parish in the Mendip District of Somerset, England. It is situated 4 miles north of Wells, 16 miles south of Bristol on the Mendip Hills and is the source of the River Chew. The parish includes the hamlet of Bathway.
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST5953
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 code01761

Other names by which Chewton Mendip, Somerset has been known in the past


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

Chewton Mendip, par., township, and vil., mid. Somerset, at base of Mendip Hills, 5½ m. NE. of Wells -- par., 6514ac., pop. 817; township, 5809 ac., pop. 753; P.O.

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