Wilmington, Somerset

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Wilmington
Wilmington Farm - geograph.org.uk - 194982.jpg
Wilmington Farm
Wilmington is located in Somerset
Wilmington
Wilmington
Wilmington shown within Somerset
OS grid reference ST6950362495
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BATH
Postcode district BA2 9
Police Avon and Somerset
Fire Avon
Ambulance South Western
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UK
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Somerset
51°21′39″N 2°26′22″W / 51.3607°N 2.4394°W / 51.3607; -2.4394Coordinates: 51°21′39″N 2°26′22″W / 51.3607°N 2.4394°W / 51.3607; -2.4394

Wilmington is a hamlet in the civil parish of Priston within the unitary authority of Bath and North East Somerset, England.

It was previously in the hundred of Keynsham.[1] The Domesday Book shows that in 1086 the settlement formed part of the estates of Bath Abbey under the lordship of a Walter Hussey, and consisted of 9 households and a mill, with 10 acres of meadow and 10 of pasture.[2]

Wilmington Farm located adjacent to the hamlet is a cattle farm of 320 acres owned by the Duchy of Cornwall.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ James S. Hill (1914), The Place-names of Somerset, p. 133 
  2. ^ "Wilmington; Domesday Book". domesdaymap.co.uk. 2011. Retrieved 20 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Making the switch away from dairy". allbusiness.com. 2010. Retrieved 12 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "First year without dairy herd proves challenging". thisissomerset.co.uk. 2008. Retrieved 12 March 2011.