Axbridge Rural District
|Axbridge Rural District|
|• 1911||93,645 acres (378.97 km2)|
|• 1961||90,551 acres (366.45 km2)|
|Government||Axbridge Rural District Council|
In 1974 it was abolished under the Local Government Act 1972. The area was split between three districts. The civil parishes of Banwell, Bleadon, Butcombe, Churchill, Congresbury, Hutton, Kewstoke, Locking, Puxton, Wick St. Lawrence, Winscombe and Wrington, and part of the parishes of Blagdon, Burrington and Loxton became part of the Woodspring district in the new county of Avon, with the remainder of the district becoming part of the Sedgemoor district in Somerset.