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Ashwick, Somerset

for the hamlet four miles northwest of Dulverton in western Somerset, see Ashwick (near Dulverton) {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:51.2335|-2.5192|region:GB_type:city(1291)|||||| |primary |name= }} Ashwick 240px
Population 1,291  OS grid reference ST637484 District Mendip Shire county Somerset Region South West Country England Sovereign state United Kingdom Police Fire Ambulance EU Parliament South West England UK Parliament Wells List of places UK England Ashwick is a village in the Mendip district of Somerset, England, about three miles north of Shepton Mallet and seven miles east from Wells. It has also been a civil parish since 1826. The parish had a population of 1,291 according to the 2001 census, and apart from Ashwick village also includes Gurney Slade and Oakhill.
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST6348
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 Ashwick, Somerset has been known in the past

Escewiche ~ Escwica

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

Ashwick, par. and seat, mid. Somerset, 1½ mile SE. of Binegar ry. sta. and 3 miles NE. of Shepton Mallet, 1525 ac., pop. 755.

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