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Compton Pauncefoot, Somerset

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Compton Pauncefoot, Somerset

Compton Pauncefoot is a village in Somerset, England, situated beside the A303 road, 5 miles south west of Wincanton in the South Somerset district. The village has a population of 130. The civil parish of Blackford and Compton Pauncefoot joins the village with Blackford (located one mile to the east) and therefore population is based on the two villages together. The civil parish holds a Parish Meeting twice a year and has no Parish Council.
DistrictSouth Somerset
Post townYEOVIL
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST6426
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 code01963

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


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

Compton-Pauncefoot, par., mid. Somerset, 5 m. SW. of Wincanton, 672 ac., pop. 185; P.O., called Compton.

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