Cockercombe

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Cockercombe
Cockercombe Forest Office - geograph.org.uk - 224505.jpg
Cockercombe Forest Office
Cockercombe is located in Somerset
Cockercombe
Cockercombe
Cockercombe shown within Somerset
OS grid reference ST1602833039
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town TAUNTON
Postcode district TA4 4B
Police Avon and Somerset
Fire Devon and Somerset
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Somerset
51°05′26″N 3°12′01″W / 51.090491°N 3.200396°W / 51.090491; -3.200396Coordinates: 51°05′26″N 3°12′01″W / 51.090491°N 3.200396°W / 51.090491; -3.200396

Cockercombe is a hamlet within the civil parish of West Bagborough in the West Somerset district of Somerset, England. Its nearest town is Taunton, which lies approximately 6.7 miles (10.8 km) away from the village.

Cockercombe tuff, a greenish-grey, hard sedimentary rock, is only found in this area.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prudden, Hugh. "Somerset building stone guide" (PDF). Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society. p. 4. Retrieved 16 July 2011.