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Norton St Philip, Somerset

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Norton St Philip, Somerset

Norton St Philip is a village in Somerset, England, located between the City of Bath and the town of Frome. The village is in the district of Mendip, and the parliamentary constituency of Somerton and Frome. New development has greatly increased the size of the village in the last generation, but there has been a significant reduction in services, with the police station, post office and shops all having closed.
DistrictMendip
Post townBATH
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST7755
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 code01373
Population848
 

Other names by which Norton St Philip, Somerset has been known in the past

Norton ~ Philip Norton ~ Philipps Norton ~ Philips Norton ~ St Philip Norton

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

Norton, St Philip, par. and vil., Somerset, 6 miles E. of Bath, 1527 ac., pop. 551; P.O.; near the vil. is Norton Hall, seat.

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