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Ditcheat, Somerset

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Ditcheat, Somerset

Ditcheat is a village and civil parish 4.5 miles south of Shepton Mallet, and 2.5 miles north-west of Castle Cary, in the Mendip district of Somerset, England. The parish of Ditcheat incorporates three hamlets: Wraxall, Alhampton and Sutton.
DistrictMendip
Post townSHEPTON MALLET
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST6236
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityAvon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01749
Population752
 

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

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

Ditcheat, par., mid. Somerset, 3 miles NW. of Castle Cary, 3676 ac., pop. 808; P.O.; contains Ditcheat Manor.

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