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Milborne Port, Somerset

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Milborne Port, Somerset

Milborne Port is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England, east of Sherborne, and in the South Somerset district. It has a population of 2,735. The parish includes the hamlets of Milborne Wick, Kingsbury Regis and Stowell. The village is surrounded by green fields and countryside on the banks of the River Gascoigne (also known as the River Ivel or River Yeo). The village has a primary school, which occupies the site of the former infant school.
DistrictSouth Somerset
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST6718
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 code019
Population2,735
 

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

Milborne Port, town and par. with ry. sta., Somerset, near SE. border of co., 3½ miles NE. of Sherborne sta. and 8¼ miles NE. of Yeovil Junction, 3277 ac., pop. 1877; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; has mfrs. of gloves, leather, and shoes. Milborne Port was a place of some consequence in Saxon times, and sent representatives to Parliament from the time of Charles I. till 1832.

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