Horsington, Somerset


Horsington, Somerset

infobox UK place
country= England
latitude= 51.012937
longitude= -2.425881
official_name= Horsington
population= 582ref|population
shire_district= South Somerset
shire_county = Somerset
region= South West England
constituency_westminster= Somerton and Frome
post_town=
postcode_district =
postcode_area=
dial_code=
os_grid_reference= ST702238

Horsington is a village and parish in Somerset, England, situated four miles south of Wincanton and 1 mile north of Templecombe in the South Somerset district. The village lies on the edge of Horsington Marsh, part of the Blackmore Vale. In 2002 the population of the village was estimated at 582ref|population.

References

# Somerset County Council, 2002. [http://www.somerset.gov.uk/somerset/statistics/contents/population/estimates/2002mye/ Population estimates] .

External links

* [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.asp?compid=18744 British History Online] 'Horsington', A History of the County of Somerset: Volume 7: Bruton, Horethorne and Norton Ferris Hundreds (1999), pp. 119-31. Date accessed: 27 Oct 2005.
* [http://www.barnardos.org.uk/who_we_are/history/barnardos_homes/barnardos_homes_sw/barnardos_homes_sw_horsington.htm Picture of Horsington House] , a Barnardo's home from 1946 to 1972.
* [http://www.somerset3d.co.uk/logos%20&%20pictures/town%20&%20village%20pages/horsington.htm Photos of Horsington in 3d (Anaglyphs)]


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