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Pylle, Somerset

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Pylle, Somerset

Pylle is a village and civil parish 4 miles south west of Shepton Mallet, and 7 miles from Wells, in the Mendip district of Somerset, England. It has a population of 176. The parish includes the hamlet of Street on the Fosse. The village is very close to the site of the Glastonbury Festival.
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST6038
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 Pylle, Somerset has been known in the past

Pille ~ Pilla

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

Pylle, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Somerset, 9 miles E. of Glastonbury, 1055 ac., pop. 267; near the vil. is Pylle House, seat.

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