Wincanton Rural District

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Wincanton Rural District
Area
 • 1911 64,540 acres (261.2 km2)[1]
 • 1961 64,540 acres (261.2 km2)[1]
Population
 • 1911 16,439[2]
 • 1961 16,833[2]
History
 • Created 1894
 • Abolished 1974
Status Rural district

Wincanton was a rural district in Somerset, England, from 1894 to 1974.

It was created in 1894 under the Local Government Act 1894.

In 1974 it was abolished under the Local Government Act 1972 when it became part of South Somerset.

The parishes which were part of the district included Abbas and Templecombe, Alford, Ansford, Blackford and Compton Pauncefoot, Bratton Seymour, Brewham, Bruton, Castle Cary, Charlton Horethorne, Charlton Musgrove, Corton Denham, Cucklington, Henstridge, Holton, Horsington, Lovington, Maperton, Milborne Port, North Barrow, North Cadbury, North Cheriton, Penselwood, Pitcombe, Queen Camel, Shepton Montague, South Barrow, South Cadbury, Sparkford, Wincanton and Yarlington.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Area". Wincanton Rural District. Britain Through Time. Retrieved 2009-11-15. 
  2. ^ a b "Population". Wincanton Rural District. Britain Through Time. Retrieved 2009-11-15. 

Coordinates: 51°03′22″N 2°24′36″W / 51.056°N 2.410°W / 51.056; -2.410