South Somerset

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South Somerset
Non-metropolitan district
Official logo of South Somerset
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Shown within Somerset
Shown within Somerset
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region South West England
Ceremonial county Somerset
Admin HQ Yeovil
Created 1 April 1974
Government
 • Type Non-metropolitan district
 • Leader Tim Carroll
 • Council Liberal Democrat
 • MPs: David Heath LD, David Laws LD
Area
 • Total 370.29 sq mi (959.04 km2)
Population (2011 est.)
 • Total 162,100 (Ranked 110th)
Time zone GMT (UTC0)
 • Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)
Post Code BA7-10BA20-22
Area code(s) 01935/01963
Website http://www.southsomerset.gov.uk/

South Somerset is a local government district in Somerset, England.

The South Somerset district covers and area of 370 square miles (958 km2)[1] ranging from the borders with Devon and Dorset to the edge of the Somerset Levels. It has a population of approximately 158,000.[2] The administrative centre of the district is Yeovil.

The district was formed on 1 April 1974, and was originally known as Yeovil, adopting its present name in 1985. It was formed by the merger of the municipal boroughs of Chard, Yeovil, along with Crewkerne and Ilminster urban districts and the Chard Rural District, Langport Rural District, Wincanton Rural District and Yeovil Rural District.

The Council covers the whole of the Yeovil constituency, and part of Somerton and Frome.

It is currently Liberal Democrat controlled, and has Beacon Council status.

Towns[edit]

Its main towns include:

Wards[edit]

The electoral wards include: Camelot Ward

Parishes[edit]

Image Name Status Population Former local authority Coordinates Refs
Stone 3-storey building with white frames windows on street junction. Sign saying shop. Abbas and Templecombe Civil parish 1,560 Wincanton Rural District 50°59′N 2°25′W / 50.99°N 2.41°W / 50.99; -2.41 (Templecombe) [3][4]
Stone building with small square tower. Alford Civil parish 63 Wincanton Rural District 51°05′N 2°34′W / 51.08°N 2.57°W / 51.08; -2.57 (Alford, Somerset) [4]
Stone building with sign saying The Old Pound Inn, on street junction. Aller Civil parish 410 Langport Rural District 51°03′N 2°51′W / 51.05°N 2.85°W / 51.05; -2.85 (Aller, Somerset) [3][5]
Patchwork of fields and trees with buildings showing in the distance. In the foreground is grass with a ruined building. Ansford Civil parish 1,085 Wincanton Rural District 51°05′N 2°31′W / 51.09°N 2.51°W / 51.09; -2.51 (Ansford) [3][4]
Stone building with prominent square tower. In the foreground are gravestones. Ash Civil parish 626 Yeovil Rural District 50°59′N 2°45′W / 50.98°N 2.75°W / 50.98; -2.75 (Ash, South Somerset) [3][6]
Stone two stage square tower with buttresses. Ashill Civil parish 529 Chard Rural District 50°56′N 2°58′W / 50.94°N 2.96°W / 50.94; -2.96 (Ashill, Somerset) [3][7]
Stone building with prominent square tower. In the foreground are gravestones. Babcary Civil parish 248 Langport Rural District 51°03′N 2°37′W / 51.05°N 2.62°W / 51.05; -2.62 (Babcary) [3][5]
Three bay house with multiple windows, pinnacles and chimneys Barrington Civil parish 438 Langport Rural District 50°58′N 2°52′W / 50.96°N 2.87°W / 50.96; -2.87 (Barrington, Somerset) [3][5]
White painted houses with red roofs. In the background is a hill with a tower on it and in the foreground grass and hedgerows Barton St David Civil parish 561 Langport Rural District 51°05′N 2°39′W / 51.08°N 2.65°W / 51.08; -2.65 (Barton St David) [3][5]
Stone building with sign saying The Royal Oak Barwick Civil parish 1,221 Yeovil Rural District 50°55′N 2°37′W / 50.92°N 2.62°W / 50.92; -2.62 (Barwick, Somerset) [3][6]
Green area with trees. In the background a terrace of houses. Beercrocombe Civil parish 134 Langport Rural District 50°59′N 2°58′W / 50.98°N 2.97°W / 50.98; -2.97 (Beercrocombe) [3][5]
Small stone building with square tower partially obscured by trees. In the foreground is a stone wall with metal gates. Blackford and Compton Pauncefoot Civil parish 130 Wincanton Rural District 51°02′N 2°30′W / 51.03°N 2.50°W / 51.03; -2.50 (Blackford and Compton Pauncefoot) [4]
Stone building with square tower. Bratton Seymour Civil parish 104 Wincanton Rural District 51°04′N 2°28′W / 51.07°N 2.47°W / 51.07; -2.47 (Bratton Seymour) [3][4]
Area of still water surrounded by trees and grass. Brewham Civil parish 441 Wincanton Rural District 51°08′N 2°24′W / 51.13°N 2.40°W / 51.13; -2.40 (Brewham) [3][4]
Old stone building with thatched roof on road junction. Broadway Civil parish 740 Chard Rural District 50°56′N 2°58′W / 50.93°N 2.97°W / 50.93; -2.97 (Broadway, Somerset) [3][7]
multiple buildings including a square church tower amongst fields and trees. Bruton Town 2,907 Wincanton Rural District 51°07′N 2°27′W / 51.11°N 2.45°W / 51.11; -2.45 (Bruton) [3][4]
Yellow stone building at the end of a driveway accessed via stone gateposts. Brympton Civil parish 7,308 Yeovil Rural District 50°56′N 2°41′W / 50.94°N 2.68°W / 50.94; -2.68 (Brympton) [3][6]
Old buildings behind a wall Buckland St Mary Civil parish 521 Chard Rural District 50°55′N 3°02′W / 50.91°N 3.04°W / 50.91; -3.04 (Buckland St Mary) [3][7][7]
A church with spire surrounded by trees and houses. Castle Cary Town 2,276 Wincanton Rural District 51°05′N 2°31′W / 51.09°N 2.51°W / 51.09; -2.51 (Castle Cary) [3][4]
Stone building with square tower. Chaffcombe Civil parish 229 Chard Rural District 50°53′N 2°55′W / 50.89°N 2.92°W / 50.89; -2.92 (Chaffcombe) [3][7]
Street scene showing shops, cars and a set of traffic lights. Chard Town 13,074 Chard Municipal Borough 50°52′N 2°58′W / 50.87°N 2.96°W / 50.87; -2.96 (Chard, Somerset) [3][7]
Stone building with square tower. In the foreground is a garssy area with gravestones. Charlton Horethorne Civil parish 591 Wincanton Rural District 51°01′N 2°29′W / 51.01°N 2.48°W / 51.01; -2.48 (Charlton Horethorne) [3]
Stone building with square tower separated from the road in the foreground by a stone wall. Charlton Mackrell Civil parish 1,073 Langport Rural District 51°03′N 2°41′W / 51.05°N 2.68°W / 51.05; -2.68 (Charlton Mackrell) [3][5]
Stone building with small tower attached to the right hand side. At the nearest end is a circular window above an arched doorway. Charlton Musgrove Civil parish 398 Wincanton Rural District 51°05′N 2°23′W / 51.08°N 2.39°W / 51.08; -2.39 (Charlton Musgrove) [3][4]
Stone building with tiled roof. Chillington Civil parish 164 Chard Rural District 50°53′N 2°52′W / 50.89°N 2.87°W / 50.89; -2.87 (Chillington, Somerset) [3][7]
Stone building with small bell tower. In the foreground are gravestones. Chilthorne Domer Civil parish 574 Yeovil Rural District 50°58′N 2°41′W / 50.97°N 2.68°W / 50.97; -2.68 (Chilthorne Domer) [3][6]
Stone building with square tower, partially obscured by trees. Chilton Cantelo Civil parish 445 Yeovil Rural District 51°00′N 2°36′W / 51.00°N 2.60°W / 51.00; -2.60 (Chilton Cantelo) [3][6]
Stone building with spire surrounded by trees. Chiselborough Civil parish 275 Yeovil Rural District 50°56′N 2°46′W / 50.93°N 2.76°W / 50.93; -2.76 (Chiselborough) [3][6]
Stone building with square tower Closworth Civil parish 220 Yeovil Rural District 50°53′N 2°37′W / 50.89°N 2.62°W / 50.89; -2.62 (Closworth) [3][6]
Street scene showing multiple houseson the far side of the road. In the foreground is a metal railing. Combe St Nicholas Civil parish 1,373 Chard Rural District 50°53′N 2°59′W / 50.89°N 2.99°W / 50.89; -2.99 (Combe St Nicholas) [3][7]
A patchwork of green and yellow fields with the roofs of houses visible centrally. In the background are hills and in the foreground the backs of several seated people. Compton Dundon Civil parish 705 Langport Rural District 51°05′N 2°44′W / 51.09°N 2.73°W / 51.09; -2.73 (Compton Dundon) [3][5]
Square church tower surrounded by trees with a road in the foreground. Corton Denham Civil parish 189 Wincanton Rural District 51°00′N 2°31′W / 51.00°N 2.52°W / 51.00; -2.52 (Corton Denham) [3][4]
Decorated yellow stone building with square tower. Crewkerne Town 7,000 Crewkerne Urban District 50°53′N 2°47′W / 50.88°N 2.79°W / 50.88; -2.79 (Crewkerne) [3][8]
Large house with terrace and lawn. Cricket St Thomas Civil parish 50 Chard Rural District 50°52′N 2°53′W / 50.87°N 2.89°W / 50.87; -2.89 (Cricket St Thomas) [7]
Thatched and red roofed houses along a road with a patchwork of fields behind. Cucklington Civil parish 173 Wincanton Rural District 51°03′N 2°21′W / 51.05°N 2.35°W / 51.05; -2.35 (Cucklington) [3][4]
Stone building with arched windows. In the foreground are gravestones. Cudworth Civil parish 69 Chard Rural District 50°53′N 2°53′W / 50.89°N 2.89°W / 50.89; -2.89 (Cudworth, Somerset) [7]
Road sign on junction. In the background is a building partially obscured by a tree. Curry Mallet Civil parish 306 Langport Rural District 50°59′N 2°58′W / 50.99°N 2.96°W / 50.99; -2.96 (Curry Mallet) [3][5]
Stone building with a road in the foregrond. In the background is the quare tower of a church. Curry Rivel Civil parish 2,148 Langport Rural District 51°02′N 2°52′W / 51.03°N 2.86°W / 51.03; -2.86 (Curry Rivel) [3][5]
Stone building with arched window and slate roof. In the foreground are gravestones. Dinnington Civil parish 65 Chard Rural District 50°55′N 2°51′W / 50.91°N 2.85°W / 50.91; -2.85 (Dinnington, Somerse) [7]
alt-Stone building with square tower Donyatt Civil parish 347 Chard Rural District 50°56′N 2°57′W / 50.93°N 2.95°W / 50.93; -2.95 (Donyatt) [3][7]
Stone bridge with four arches and low parapet. Dowlish Wake Civil parish 277 Chard Rural District 50°55′N 2°53′W / 50.91°N 2.89°W / 50.91; -2.89 (Dowlish Wake) [3][7]
Stone square tower with gravestones in the foreground. Drayton Civil parish 379 Langport Rural District 51°01′08″N 2°51′00″W / 51.019°N 2.85°W / 51.019; -2.85 (Drayton, Somerset) [3][5]
Stone building with square tower. In the foreground are gravestones. East Chinnock Civil parish 479 Yeovil Rural District 50°55′N 2°43′W / 50.92°N 2.72°W / 50.92; -2.72 (The Chinnocks) [3][6]
Stone building with square tower. East Coker Civil parish 1,667 Yeovil Rural District 50°55′N 2°39′W / 50.91°N 2.65°W / 50.91; -2.65 (East Coker) [3][6]
Stone building with square tower, separated from the road in the foreground by a stone wall. Fivehead Civil parish 609 Langport Rural District 50°59′N 2°55′W / 50.99°N 2.92°W / 50.99; -2.92 (Fivehead) [3][5]
Tall house with upper story projecting above the ground floor and faced with white wooden boards. Hambridge and Westport Civil parish 514 Langport Rural District 50°59′N 2°52′W / 50.99°N 2.86°W / 50.99; -2.86 (Hambridge and Westport) [3][5]
Two-storey stone houses with a road in front. Hardington Mandeville Civil parish 585 Yeovil Rural District 50°54′N 2°41′W / 50.90°N 2.69°W / 50.90; -2.69 (Hardington Mandeville) [3][6]
Yellow stone building with square tower. Haselbury Plucknett Civil parish 744 Yeovil Rural District 50°53′N 2°45′W / 50.89°N 2.75°W / 50.89; -2.75 (Haselbury Plucknett) [3][6]
Stone building with arched windows and square tower partially obscured by trees. In the foreground are gravestones. Henstridge Civil parish 1,814 Wincanton Rural District 50°58′N 2°23′W / 50.97°N 2.39°W / 50.97; -2.39 (Henstridge) [3]
Stone building with square tower. High Ham Civil parish 909 Langport Rural District 51°05′N 2°49′W / 51.08°N 2.82°W / 51.08; -2.82 (High Ham) [3][5]
Stone building with arched windows and square tower. In the foreground are gravestones. Hinton St George Civil parish 442 Chard Rural District 50°55′N 2°49′W / 50.91°N 2.82°W / 50.91; -2.82 (Hinton St George) [3][7]
Stone building with square tower behind stone wall. Holton Civil parish 238 Wincanton Rural District 51°02′N 2°27′W / 51.04°N 2.45°W / 51.04; -2.45 (Holton, Somerset) [3][4]
Stone building with arched windows and square tower. Horsington Civil parish 571 Wincanton Rural District 51°01′N 2°26′W / 51.01°N 2.43°W / 51.01; -2.43 (Horsington, Somerset) [3][4]
Stone building with thatched roof. IN the foreground are cars separated from the road by a stone wall. Horton Civil parish 812 Chard Rural District 50°56′N 2°58′W / 50.93°N 2.97°W / 50.93; -2.97 (Horton, Somerset) [3][7]
Stone building with arched windows and square tower. Huish Episcopi Civil parish 2,095 Langport Rural District 51°02′N 2°49′W / 51.04°N 2.81°W / 51.04; -2.81 (Huish Episcopi) [3][5]
Street scene showing a pub the Ilchester Arms on the left with several other buildings leading to a church tower. Ilchester Civil parish 2,153 Yeovil Rural District 51°00′N 2°41′W / 51.00°N 2.68°W / 51.00; -2.68 (Ilchester) [3][6]
Elaborately ornamented stone building with square tower. Ilminster Town 5,808 Chard Rural District
Ilminster Urban District
50°56′N 2°55′W / 50.93°N 2.91°W / 50.93; -2.91 (Ilminster) [3][7]
Thatched house with wisteria growing up the near end. Ilton Civil parish 854 Chard Rural District 50°57′N 2°55′W / 50.95°N 2.92°W / 50.95; -2.92 (Ilton) [3][7]
Stone building with arched window. Square tower surrounded by scaffolding. Isle Abbots Civil parish 205 Langport Rural District 50°59′N 2°55′W / 50.98°N 2.92°W / 50.98; -2.92 (Isle Abbots) [3][5]
Stone building with square tower which becomes hexagonal near the roof. Isle Brewers Civil parish 150 Langport Rural District 50°59′N 2°54′W / 50.99°N 2.90°W / 50.99; -2.90 (Isle Brewers) [3]
Stone building with square tower. In the foreground is a gateway with its own roof. Keinton Mandeville Civil parish 1,068 Langport Rural District 51°04′N 2°39′W / 51.07°N 2.65°W / 51.07; -2.65 (Keinton Mandeville) [3][5]
Yellow stone building with square tower. Kingsbury Episcopi Civil parish 1,307 Langport Rural District 50°59′N 2°49′W / 50.99°N 2.81°W / 50.99; -2.81 (Kingsbury Episcopi) [3][5]
Stone building with square tower. Kingsdon Civil parish 303 Langport Rural District 51°02′N 2°41′W / 51.04°N 2.69°W / 51.04; -2.69 (Kingsdon, Somerset) [3][5]
Stone building with central square tower. Kingstone Civil parish 83 Chard Rural District 50°55′N 2°53′W / 50.92°N 2.89°W / 50.92; -2.89 (Kingstone, Somerset) [7]
Stone building with spire above a square tower. Kingweston Civil parish 128 Langport Rural District 51°05′N 2°41′W / 51.08°N 2.68°W / 51.08; -2.68 (Kingweston) [5]
A series of houses along a lane. Knowle St Giles Civil parish 244 Chard Rural District 50°54′N 2°56′W / 50.90°N 2.93°W / 50.90; -2.93 (Knowle St Giles) [3][7]
A town with church tower seen on the far side of a wide river. Langport Town 1,081 Langport Rural District 51°02′N 2°50′W / 51.04°N 2.83°W / 51.04; -2.83 (Langport) [3][5]
Stone building with square tower. Limington Civil parish 199 Yeovil Rural District 50°59′N 2°39′W / 50.99°N 2.65°W / 50.99; -2.65 (Limington) [6]
Stone bridge over water. Long Load Civil parish 332 Yeovil Rural District 51°01′N 2°46′W / 51.01°N 2.76°W / 51.01; -2.76 (Long Load) [3][6]
Stone bridge over water. Long Sutton Civil parish 833 Langport Rural District [3][5]
A line of cottages, some thatched, along a road. Lopen Civil parish 260 Chard Rural District 50°56′N 2°49′W / 50.93°N 2.82°W / 50.93; -2.82 (Lopen) [3][7]
Stone building with square tower. Lovington Civil parish 141 Wincanton Rural District 51°04′N 2°35′W / 51.07°N 2.58°W / 51.07; -2.58 (Lovington, Somerset) [3][4]
Yellow stone building with square tower, surrounded by trees. Maperton Civil parish 140 Wincanton Rural District 51°02′N 2°28′W / 51.04°N 2.46°W / 51.04; -2.46 (Maperton) [3][4]
Stone building with square tower. Marston Magna Civil parish 523 Yeovil Rural District 51°00′N 2°35′W / 51.00°N 2.58°W / 51.00; -2.58 (Marston Magna) [3][6]
Stone building with square tower. Martock Civil parish 4,766 Yeovil Rural District 50°58′N 2°46′W / 50.97°N 2.77°W / 50.97; -2.77 (Martock) [3][6]
Stone building with square tower. Merriott Civil parish 1,979 Chard Rural District 50°55′N 2°47′W / 50.91°N 2.79°W / 50.91; -2.79 (Merriott) [3][7]
Yellow stone building with arched windows and a square tower. Milborne Port Civil parish 2,802 Wincanton Rural District 50°58′N 2°28′W / 50.97°N 2.46°W / 50.97; -2.46 (Milborne Port) [3][4]
Stone building partially obscured by trees. In the foreground are gravestones. Misterton Civil parish 826 Chard Rural District 50°52′N 2°47′W / 50.87°N 2.78°W / 50.87; -2.78 (Misterton, Somerset) [3][7]
View of the roofs of houses with a prominent square church tower, interspersed with trees. Montacute Civil parish 831 Yeovil Rural District 50°57′N 2°43′W / 50.95°N 2.72°W / 50.95; -2.72 (Montacute) [3][6]
Thatched stone house surrounded by trees. In the foreground a road junction and sign. Muchelney Civil parish 195 Langport Rural District 51°01′16″N 2°49′12″W / 51.021°N 2.82°W / 51.021; -2.82 (Muchelney) [3][5]
Stone building with square tower. In the foreground is a road. Mudford Civil parish 696 Yeovil Rural District 50°58′N 2°37′W / 50.97°N 2.61°W / 50.97; -2.61 (Mudford) [3][6]
Stone building with square tower, surrounded by trees. North Barrow Civil parish 233 Wincanton Rural District 51°04′N 2°34′W / 51.06°N 2.57°W / 51.06; -2.57 (North Barrow) [3][4]
Old mansion house with triangular roofs. In the foreground is a graden with gravestones. North Cadbury Civil parish 950 Wincanton Rural District 51°03′N 2°31′W / 51.05°N 2.52°W / 51.05; -2.52 (North Cadbury) [3][4]
Small stone building with gravestones in the foreground. North Cheriton Civil parish 208 Wincanton Rural District 51°02′N 2°26′W / 51.03°N 2.44°W / 51.03; -2.44 (North Cheriton) [3][4]
Stone building with square tower. North Perrott Civil parish 246 Yeovil Rural District 50°53′N 2°45′W / 50.88°N 2.75°W / 50.88; -2.75 (North Perrott) [3][6]
Yellow stone building with square tower. Norton sub Hamdon Civil parish 743 Yeovil Rural District 50°56′N 2°46′W / 50.94°N 2.76°W / 50.94; -2.76 (Norton Sub Hamdon) [3][6]
Yellow stone building with square tower, partially obscured by trees. Odcombe Civil parish 759 Yeovil Rural District 50°56′N 2°42′W / 50.94°N 2.70°W / 50.94; -2.70 (Odcombe) [3][6]
Stone building with square tower. Penselwood Civil parish 273 Wincanton Rural District 51°05′N 2°21′W / 51.08°N 2.35°W / 51.08; -2.35 (Penselwood) [3][4]
Two arches of a stone and brick bridge with a car beneath. Pitcombe Civil parish 532 Wincanton Rural District 51°06′N 2°28′W / 51.10°N 2.47°W / 51.10; -2.47 (Pitcombe) [3][4]
A view across fields to houses and the square tower of a yellow stone church. Pitney Civil parish 374 Langport Rural District 51°03′N 2°47′W / 51.05°N 2.79°W / 51.05; -2.79 (Pitney) [3][5]
A view through a gate and graveyard to a yellow stone building with a square tower. Puckington Civil parish 117 Langport Rural District 50°58′N 2°53′W / 50.96°N 2.89°W / 50.96; -2.89 (Puckington) [3][5]
Stone building with square tower. Queen Camel Civil parish 908 Wincanton Rural District 51°01′N 2°35′W / 51.02°N 2.58°W / 51.02; -2.58 (Queen Camel) [3][4]
Stone building with square tower. Rimpton Civil parish 235 Yeovil Rural District 50°59′N 2°34′W / 50.99°N 2.56°W / 50.99; -2.56 (Rimpton) [3][6]
Stone building with square tower Seavington St Mary Civil parish 384 Chard Rural District 50°56′N 2°52′W / 50.93°N 2.86°W / 50.93; -2.86 (Seavington St Mary) [3][7]
Street scene with a row of detached houses including a pub. Seavington St Michael Civil parish 127 Chard Rural District 50°56′N 2°50′W / 50.93°N 2.84°W / 50.93; -2.84 (Seavington St Michael) [3][7]
Building with arched window and small turret. Shepton Beauchamp Civil parish 728 Chard Rural District 50°57′N 2°51′W / 50.95°N 2.85°W / 50.95; -2.85 (Shepton Beauchamp) [3][7]
Street scene with houses dotted amongst the trees. Shepton Montague Civil parish 208 Wincanton Rural District 51°05′N 2°28′W / 51.08°N 2.47°W / 51.08; -2.47 (Shepton Montague) [3][4]
Street scene with houses and pub on the right and trees on the left. Somerton Town 4,697 Langport Rural District 51°03′N 2°44′W / 51.05°N 2.74°W / 51.05; -2.74 (Somerton) [3][5]
Stone building with square tower. South Barrow Civil parish 162 Wincanton Rural District 51°03′N 2°34′W / 51.05°N 2.56°W / 51.05; -2.56 (South Barrow) [3][4]
Stone building with square tower. South Cadbury Civil parish 284 Wincanton Rural District 51°02′N 2°31′W / 51.03°N 2.52°W / 51.03; -2.52 (South Cadbury) [3][4]
Street scene showing houses with octagonal church tower behind South Petherton Civil parish 3,367 Yeovil Rural District 50°57′N 2°49′W / 50.95°N 2.81°W / 50.95; -2.81 (South Petherton) [3][6]
Building with pub sign saying the Sparkford Inn with car park and road in the foreground. Sparkford Civil parish 617 Wincanton Rural District 51°02′N 2°34′W / 51.04°N 2.57°W / 51.04; -2.57 (Sparkford) [3][4]
Yellow stone building with square tower set in green fields. Stocklinch Civil parish 154 Chard Rural District 50°57′N 2°53′W / 50.95°N 2.88°W / 50.95; -2.88 (Stocklinch) [3][7]
Yellow stone building with square tower set in graveyard. Stoke sub Hamdon Civil parish 1,068 Yeovil Rural District 50°57′N 2°45′W / 50.95°N 2.75°W / 50.95; -2.75 (Stoke-sub-Hamdon) [3][6]
Street scene with a narrow road with houses on the right and trees on the left. Stoke Trister Civil parish 313 Wincanton Rural District 51°04′N 2°23′W / 51.06°N 2.38°W / 51.06; -2.38 (Stoke Trister) [3][4]
Stone building with arched windows and small turret. Tatworth and Forton Civil parish 2,660 Chard Rural District 50°51′N 2°58′W / 50.85°N 2.96°W / 50.85; -2.96 (Tatworth) [3][7]
Street scene showing houses on the left and church with square tower on the left. Tintinhull Civil parish 902 Yeovil Rural District 50°58′N 2°43′W / 50.97°N 2.71°W / 50.97; -2.71 (Tintinhull) [3][6]
Green rolling hills with a cluster of houses and a church left of centre. Wambrook Civil parish 184 Chard Rural District 50°52′N 3°00′W / 50.86°N 3.00°W / 50.86; -3.00 (Wambrook) [3][7]
Two-storey house with columns in front of the door. Wayford Civil parish 114 Chard Rural District 50°51′N 2°51′W / 50.85°N 2.85°W / 50.85; -2.85 (Wayford) [7]
Stone building with square tower topped by a small spires. West Camel Civil parish 459 Yeovil Rural District 51°01′N 2°36′W / 51.02°N 2.60°W / 51.02; -2.60 (West Camel) [3][6]
Building with square tower. In the foreground are gravestones. West and Middle Chinnock Civil parish 592 Yeovil Rural District 50°55′N 2°46′W / 50.92°N 2.76°W / 50.92; -2.76 (West Chinnock) [3][6]
Street scene with buildings on the right including a pub with sign The Castle. West Coker Civil parish 2,018 Yeovil Rural District 50°55′N 2°41′W / 50.92°N 2.69°W / 50.92; -2.69 (West Coker) [3][6]
Decorated yellow stone building with square tower. West Crewkerne Civil parish 631 Chard Rural District 50°53′N 2°47′W / 50.88°N 2.79°W / 50.88; -2.79 (Crewkerne) [3][7]
Stone church with square tower. In the foreground are a path and gravestones Whitelackington Civil parish 209 Chard Rural District 50°56′N 2°53′W / 50.94°N 2.88°W / 50.94; -2.88 (Whitelackington) [3][7]
Stone building with square tower. In the foreground are gravestones. Whitestaunton Civil parish 256 Chard Rural District 50°53′N 3°01′W / 50.89°N 3.02°W / 50.89; -3.02 (Whitestaunton) [3][7]
Street scene with white and pink buildings. Wincanton Town 5,272 Wincanton Rural District 51°04′N 2°25′W / 51.06°N 2.41°W / 51.06; -2.41 (Wincanton) [3][4]
Street scene, showing shops and houses including a post office. Winsham Civil parish 748 Chard Rural District 50°51′N 2°53′W / 50.85°N 2.89°W / 50.85; -2.89 (Winsham) [3][7]
Stone building with square tower separated from the road in the foreground by a stone wall. Yarlington Civil parish 123 Wincanton Rural District 51°04′N 2°29′W / 51.06°N 2.49°W / 51.06; -2.49 (Yarlington) [3][4]
red brick building with small car park in front. Yeovil Town 30,378 Yeovil Municipal Borough 50°57′N 2°38′W / 50.95°N 2.64°W / 50.95; -2.64 (Yeovil) [3][9]
Street scene with modern brick built shop. Yeovil Without Civil parish 6,834 Yeovil Rural District 50°58′N 2°39′W / 50.96°N 2.65°W / 50.96; -2.65 (Yeovil Without) [3][6]
Wier on river with cows in the field beyond. Yeovilton Civil parish 1,226 Yeovil Rural District 51°00′N 2°39′W / 51.00°N 2.65°W / 51.00; -2.65 (Yeovilton) [3][6]

Major roads[edit]

Rail stations[edit]

Heritage Railways[edit]

Education[edit]

County schools (those which are not independent) in the five non-metropolitan districts of the county are operated by Somerset County Council.

For a full list of schools see: List of schools in Somerset

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "An introduction to South Somerset". South Somerset District Council. Retrieved 6 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Population of South Somerset". South Somerset District Council. Retrieved 2009-07-11. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be bf bg bh bi bj bk bl bm bn bo bp bq br bs bt bu bv bw bx by bz ca cb cc cd ce cf cg ch ci cj ck cl cm cn co cp cq cr cs ct cu cv cw cx cy cz da db dc dd de df dg dh "Statistics for Wards, LSOAs and Parishes — SUMMARY Profiles" (Excel). Somerset Intelligence. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac "Wincanton RD". A vision of Britain Through Time. University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y "Langport RD". A vision of Britain Through Time. University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad "Yeovil RD". A vision of Britain Through Time. University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag "Chard RD". A vision of Britain Through Time. University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  8. ^ "Crewkerne UD". A vision of Britain Through Time. University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  9. ^ "Yeovil MB". A vision of Britain Through Time. University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 

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