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Zeals, Wiltshire

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Zeals, Wiltshire

Zeals is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England. The village is next to the A303 road between Wincanton and Mere, and adjoins the villages of Bourton, Dorset and Penselwood, Somerset. Its name comes from the Old English sealh meaning a small willow or sallow.
Post townWarminster
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridST7831
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01747
Population693
 

Other names by which Zeals, Wiltshire has been known in the past

Zeals Green ~ Sela ~ Sele

Zeals, Wiltshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Zeals, eccl. dist. and vil., Mere par., Wilts, 1½ mile W. of Mere, pop. 560; P.O.; Zeals House is the ancient seat of the Grove family.

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