Place:Sampford Arundel, Somerset, England


NameSampford Arundel
Alt namesSampford-Arundelsource: Family History Library Catalog
Located inSomerset, England
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Sampford Arundel is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England. It is situated near Wellington and south west of Taunton in the Taunton Deane district. The village has a population of 268.[1]

The parish, which lies at the western end of the Blackdown Hills, includes the hamlets of Bagley Green, Sampford Moor, White Ball and Beam Bridge where a temporary terminus of the Bristol and Exeter Railway was established in 1843 until the line was completed to Exeter in 1844.

There is a Junior School, an interesting church and an old telephone box. There are no shops and few street lamps. There is a cricket club and the main attraction for visitors is the countryside.

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