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Alford, Somerset

Alford is a village and parish on the River Alham, in Somerset, England, situated 8 miles south of Shepton Mallet and two miles west of Castle Cary in the South Somerset district. The village has a population of 63. It lies on the River Cary.
DistrictSouth Somerset
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST6032
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

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


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

Alford, par., vil., and seat, mid. Somerset, on river Brue, 8 miles SE. of Glastonbury, 722 ac., pop. 95; P.O.

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