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South Cadbury, Somerset

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South Cadbury, Somerset

South Cadbury is a village and civil parish in the South Somerset council area of the English county of Somerset. The parish includes the village of Sutton Montis. It is famous as the location of the hill fort of Cadbury Castle, thought by some to be King Arthur's Camelot.
DistrictSouth Somerset
Post townYEOVIL
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST6325
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 code01963
Population278
 

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

Cadburie ~ Cadbury ~ Cadbury South ~ Camelet ~ Sudcadeberie ~ Sutcadaberia ~ Sutcadeberia

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

Cadbury, South, par., mid. Somerset, 6 m. SW. of Wincanton, 800 ac., pop. 187; contains vestiges of a camp of unknown origin, called Camalet, or Cadbury Castle.

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