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Rode, Somerset

Rode (formerly Road) is a village in Somerset, England located 5 miles south-west of Trowbridge and 5 miles north-east of Frome. The village was formerly in Wiltshire, before being transferred to neighbouring Somerset. Facilities in the village include a village school, pre-school, shop/post office, physiotherapy and acupuncture clinic and a cricket club, which was founded in about 1895. There used to be several mills in the village, one of which has now been converted into The Mill pub.
Post townFROME
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST8053
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
Dialling code01373

Other names by which Rode, Somerset has been known in the past

Road ~ Roda

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

Road, par. and vil., Somerset, on border of co. and on river Frome,4 m. NE. of Frome, 928 ac.,pop. 570; P.O.

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