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Henstridge, Somerset

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Henstridge, Somerset

Henstridge is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated 5 miles miles east of Sherborne in the South Somerset district, near the border with Dorset. The parish includes the hamlet of Yenston. The village has a population of 1,651.
DistrictSouth Somerset
Post townTemplecombe
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST7219
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 Henstridge, Somerset has been known in the past

Hengesterich ~ Hesterige

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

Henstridge, par. and vil. with ry. sta., mid. Somerset, 6 m. S. of Wincanton, 4252 ac., pop. 1298; P.O., T.O.

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