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Midsomer Norton, Bath and North East Somerset

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Midsomer Norton, Bath and North East Somerset

Midsomer Norton is a town near the Mendip Hills in Bath & North East Somerset, England, 10 miles south-west of Bath, 10 miles north-east of Wells, 10 miles north-west of Frome, and 16 miles south-east of Bristol. It has a population of 10,458. Along with Radstock and Westfield it used to be part of the conurbation and large civil parish of Norton Radstock, but is now a town council in its own right. It is also part of the unitary authority of Bath and North East Somerset.
Post townRADSTOCK
Administrative CountyBath and North East Somerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST6654
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityAvon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityAvon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityAvon
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01761
Population10,458 (2001 Census)
 

Midsomer Norton, Bath and North East Somerset in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Midsomer Norton, town and par. with ry. sta., Somerset, 1½ mile W. of Radstock and 10 miles SW. of Bath, 3922 ac., pop. 4422; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; has a large trade in malting and brewing, and in coal, and is the seat of a Roman Catholic College (1814), with observatory.

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