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Pitcombe, Somerset

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Pitcombe, Somerset

Pitcombe is a village and civil parish 1 mile south-west of Bruton and 5 miles from Wincanton in Somerset, England. It has a population of 549. The parish includes the hamlets of Cole and Godminster. The village lies on the River Pitt and other streams which flow into the River Brue. Godminster Lane Quarry and Railway Cutting is a geological Site of Special Scientific Interest which is important for study of the Inferior Oolite limestones, of Middle Jurassic age.
DistrictSouth Somerset
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST6733
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 Pitcombe, Somerset has been known in the past

Pidecome ~ Pidecoma

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

Pitcombe, par., Somerset, 1½ mile SW. of Bruton, 1050 ac., pop. 421.

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