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Castle Cary, Somerset

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Castle Cary, Somerset

Castle Cary is a market town and civil parish in south Somerset, England, 5 miles north west of Wincanton and 8 miles south of Shepton Mallet. The town is situated on the River Cary, a tributary of the Parrett.
DistrictSouth Somerset
Post townCASTLE CARY
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST6332
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
Population2,096
 

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

Castel Cary ~ Castle Carey

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

Castle Cary, market town and par. with ry. sta., mid. Somerset, 12½ miles NE. of Yeovil and 121 miles SW. of London, 2625 ac., pop. 2034; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks.

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