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Blacker's Lane in Leigh upon Mendip

Blacker's Lane is a Street in the Somerset village of Leigh upon Mendip and measures approximately 805 metres long.

There is only one street named Blacker's Lane making it unique in Great Britain.

Blacker's Lane is within the area of Mendip District Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax and the local parish council is Leigh-on-Mendip.

Blacker's Lane has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 25003068 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of Blacker's Lane is roughly 214.69 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 226.50 and the lowest point being 199.20. A change of 27.30 metres.

Blacker's Lane is located within the county of Somerset which is in the South West (England) region of the UK. 103.37 miles West from the centre of London, 12.75 miles South West from the centre of Trowbridge, 17.26 miles South from the centre of Bristol and 20.72 miles North from the centre of Yeovil.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for Blacker's Lane

Sunrise06:52
Sunset19:12

Latest Weather Conditions for Blacker's Lane

Observed at Weather Station:Yeovilton 20 September 2021 at 22:00 (16.80 miles away)
Current Weather:Clear night
Temperature and Humidity:11.1°C (93.5%)
Wind Direction and Speed:SSE (2 mph)
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Budget Hotels near Blacker's Lane Leigh upon Mendip

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Premier Inn Frome
Address:Commerce Park
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2: Name:Travelodge Beckington
Address:Trowbridge Road, Frome, BA11 6SF
Telephone:0871 984 6220 Learn More
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3: Name:Premier Inn Wells Somerset
Address:Rowdens Road
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4: Name:Travelodge Warminster
Address:A36/A350 Bypass, Service Area, Bath Rd, Warminster, BA12 7RU
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5: Name:Holiday Inn Express Bath
Address:Lower Bristol Road, Brougham Hayes, North East Somerset
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Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force: Avon And Somerset
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of Blacker's Lane above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
214.69199.20226.5027.30

Frequently asked Questions for Blacker's Lane

What Council (Local Authority) is Blacker's Lane in?

Blacker's Lane is located within the local authority area of Mendip District Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is Blacker's Lane in?

Blacker's Lane is located within the area of Leigh-on-Mendip Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is Blacker's Lane in?

Blacker's Lane is located within the ward of Coleford and Holcombe.

What County is Blacker's Lane in?

Blacker's Lane is located within the ceremonial county of Somerset.

What Constituency is Blacker's Lane in?

Blacker's Lane is located within the constituency of Somerton and Frome.

What Part of the UK is Blacker's Lane in?

Blacker's Lane is located within the South West (England) region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is Blacker's Lane in?

Blacker's Lane is located within the Somerset Council area.

What Police Force area is Blacker's Lane in?

Blacker's Lane is located within the Avon and Somerset Police area.

Roads that have a Junction with Blacker's Lane

Road NameJunction Type
Leigh Streetjunction
Old Wells Roadjunction

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Location Details

Blacker's Lane
Map showing the location of Blacker's Lane
Latitude51.219512
Longitude-2.454787
OS Easting (X):368241
OS Northing (Y):146857
OS Grid Reference:ST682469

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Blacker's Lane

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00147801
ONS Area NameAgeing Rural Flat Tenants
Average Age40.81
Area Population1487.00
Male Population745.00 (50%)
Female Population742.00 (50%)
Benefit Claimants4 (0%)
LSOA Code:E01029020
LSOA Name:Mendip 010A
SOA Code:2a
SOA Name:Ageing rural neighbourhoods
MSOA Code:E02006056
MSOA Name:Mendip 010

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Shepton Mallet Superstore
Townsend Shopping Park, Townsend, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5EG
0345 671 9389
Distance: 4.67 Miles
Directions from Blacker's Lane to Tesco Shepton Mallet Superstore
Sainsburys Midsomer Norton
The Hollies, High Street, Midsomer Norton, Radstock, England, BA3 2DT
01761 416180
Distance: 4.78 Miles
Directions from Blacker's Lane to Sainsburys Midsomer Norton
Sainsburys Frome
Wessex Fields, Frome, England, BA11 4DH
01373 453554
Distance: 5.25 Miles
Directions from Blacker's Lane to Sainsburys Frome
Tesco Midsomer Norton Superstore
Old Mills, Paulton, Bristol, BS39 7SW
0345 677 9458
Distance: 5.4 Miles
Directions from Blacker's Lane to Tesco Midsomer Norton Superstore

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01749 - Shepton Mallet
Area Code: 01373 - Frome
Area Code: 01761 - Temple Cloud

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Mendip District Council
Visit the Council's Website
Council Offices, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 5BT
Send email
Telephone Number: 03333 043333
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Somerton and Frome
The Member of Parliament is David Warburton
Details for the MP David Warburton on parliament.uk
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In the 2019 General Election David Warburton won with a majority of 19,213 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 85,866
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Coleford and Holcombe Ward
Parish: Leigh-on-Mendip Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Somerset

Nearest Car Parks

Highbury Street Car Park
Highbury Street, Coleford, Somerset
Coleford
BA3 5NL
Distance: 1.64 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
South Street Car Park
South Street, Stratton on the Fosse, Somerset
Stratton on the Fosse
BA3 4RA
Distance: 2.85 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
Kilmersdon Village Hall Car Park
Kilmersdon Hill, Kilmersdon, Somerset
Kilmersdon
BA3 5TD
Distance: 3.51 km (click for directions)
Well lit at night.
Telephone: 01749648999
Operated by: Mendip District Council
Regal Road East Car Park
Regal Road, Shepton Mallet, Somerset
Shepton Mallet
BA4 5AA
Distance: 4.45 km (click for directions)
Charges apply from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm, Monday to Saturday inclusive. Blue badge holders can park free of charge - must display badge and clock, time limits apply.
Telephone: 01749648999
Operated by: Mendip District Council

Nearest Schools

Leigh On Mendip First School
Distance: 0.69 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 14/06/2010)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 45
Address: Leigh On Mendip First School, Leigh Street, Leigh-upon-Mendip, BA3 5QQ
Head: Mr Dan Turrull (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blacker's Lane to Leigh On Mendip First School
Stoke St Michael Primary School
Distance: 1.3 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) ( Inspected 08/07/2019)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 49
Address: Stoke St Michael Primary School, Moonshill Road, Stoke St Michael, BA3 5LG
Head: Mr Stephen Heath (Headteacher)
Directions from Blacker's Lane to Stoke St Michael Primary School
Bishop Henderson Church of England Primary School
Distance: 1.72 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 17/09/2013)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 190
Address: Bishop Henderson Church of England Primary School, Farley Dell, Coleford, BA3 5PN
Head: Mrs Tonie Scott (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blacker's Lane to Bishop Henderson Church of England Primary School
All Hallows School
Distance: 1.9 Miles
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected )
Number of Pupils: 257
Address: All Hallows School, Cranmore Hall, East Cranmore, BA4 4SF
Head: Dr Trevor Richards (Head)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Blacker's Lane to All Hallows School

Nearest Hospitals

Shepton Mallet Community Hospital
Address: Bucklers Way, Old Wells Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 4PG,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01749 342931
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 5.07 (miles)
Directions from Blacker's Lane to Shepton Mallet Community Hospital
Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre
Address: Shepton Mallet Treatment Centre, Old Wells Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 4LP,
NHS Sector
Care UK
Telephone: 01749 333600
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 5.1 (miles)
Directions from Blacker's Lane to Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre
Paulton Hospital
Address: Salisbury Road, Paulton, Bristol, BS39 7SB,
NHS Sector
Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01761 412315
Distance: 5.72 (miles)
Directions from Blacker's Lane to Paulton Hospital
Frome Community Hospital
Address: Enos Way, Frome, BA11 2FH,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01373 454740
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 6.32 (miles)
Directions from Blacker's Lane to Frome Community Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Blacker's Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in Blacker's Lane
4.42 Town Street Dental Practice 13 Town Street BA4 5BE
4.48 High Street Dental Practice - Shepton Mallett 20 High Street BA4 5AN
4.71 The Dental Centre 8 The Island, Midsomer Norton BA3 2HQ
4.87 Northway Dental Surgery Northway, Midsomer Norton BA3 2DY
4.92 Midsomer Dental Care 1 North Road, Midsomer Norton BA3 2QB

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Blacker's Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near Blacker's Lane
1.52 Mendip Country Practice Church Street, Coleford BA3 5NQ tel:01373 812244
3.00 Oakhill Surgery Pondsmead, Shepton Road, Oakhill BA3 5HT tel:01749 840233
3.58 Chilcompton Surgery Carters Way, Chilcompton BA3 4XH
4.53 Westfield Surgery 51 Waterford Park BA3 3UJ tel:01761 436333
4.60 Park Medical Practice Cannards Grave Road BA4 5RT tel:01749 334383

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Blacker's Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near Blacker's Lane
1.63 Coleford Pharmacy Crossways, Church Street, Coleford BA3 5NH tel:01373 813895
4.60 Boots Uk Limited Cannards Grave Road BA4 5RT tel:01749 346982
4.66 Westfield Pharmacy 9 Elm Tree Avenue, Westfield BA3 3SX tel:01761 434692
4.77 Lloydspharmacy Chesterfield House, High Street, Midsomer Norton BA3 2DD tel:01761 413231
4.79 Boots Uk Limited 2 Hitchen Lane BA4 5TZ tel:01749 346953

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Blacker's Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near Blacker's Lane
4.45 Boots Opticians (shepton Mallet) 3c Town Street BA4 5BD
4.53 Christopher Young Opticians 46 High Street BA4 5AS
4.71 Eye-tech Opticians 2 The Island, Midsomer Norton BA3 2HQ
4.73 Specsavers Midsomer Norton 104-105 High Street, Midsomer Norton BA3 2DA
4.74 Edwards Opticians Ltd 2 Mansbrook House, 15 High Street, Midsomer Norton BA3 2HW

Nearest Libraries

Shepton Mallet Library
2 Market Place, Shepton Mallet, BA45AZ
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 4.44 Miles
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Directions from Blacker's Lane to Shepton Mallet Library
Midsomer Norton Library
119 High Street, Midsomer Norton, Bath, BA32DA
Telephone:
Distance: 4.73 Miles
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Directions from Blacker's Lane to Midsomer Norton Library
Radstock Library
The Street, Radstock, Bath, BA33PR
Telephone: 01225
Distance: 4.97 Miles
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Directions from Blacker's Lane to Radstock Library
Frome Library
Justice Lane, Frome, BA111BE
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 5.91 Miles
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Directions from Blacker's Lane to Frome Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Frome Station is 6.29 miles away.

Address: Frome station, Station Approach, off Wallbridge, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1RE

Frome is situated on the Reading to Taunton Line and is managed by Great Western Railway.

Frome Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Blacker's Lane to Frome Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Avoncliff00:28:30
Bath Spa00:43:00
Bradford-on-Avon00:25:00
Bristol Parkway01:25:00
Bristol Temple Meads01:08:00
Bruton00:11:00
Cam & Dursley01:44:00
Cardiff Central02:03:00
Castle Cary00:17:00
Chetnole00:44:00
Dorchester West01:08:00
Filton Abbey Wood01:22:00
Freshford00:31:30
Gloucester02:03:30
Keynsham00:53:00
Maiden Newton00:56:00
Newport (South Wales)01:49:30
Oldfield Park00:46:00
Salisbury00:46:00
Thornford00:37:00
Trowbridge00:18:00
Upwey01:16:00
Warminster00:24:30
Westbury00:13:00
Weymouth01:20:30
Yate01:32:00
Yeovil Pen Mill00:31:00
Yetminster00:40:00

Bruton Station is 7.46 miles away.

Address: Bruton station, Station Approach Road, Bruton, Somerset, BA10 0EH

Bruton is situated on the Reading to Taunton Line|Heart of Wessex Line and is managed by Great Western Railway.

Bruton Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Blacker's Lane to Bruton Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Avoncliff00:39:00
Bath Spa00:55:00
Bradford-on-Avon00:36:00
Bristol Parkway01:35:30
Bristol Temple Meads01:19:00
Cam & Dursley01:56:00
Castle Cary00:05:00
Chetnole00:33:00
Dorchester West00:57:00
Filton Abbey Wood01:33:00
Freshford00:42:00
Frome00:12:00
Gloucester02:16:00
Keynsham01:05:00
Maiden Newton00:44:00
Oldfield Park00:58:00
Thornford00:26:00
Trowbridge00:30:00
Upwey01:05:00
Westbury00:25:00
Weymouth01:10:00
Yate01:44:00
Yeovil Pen Mill00:20:00
Yetminster00:29:00

Castle Cary Station is 8.78 miles away.

Address: Castle Cary station, Station Wharf, Castle Cary, Somerset, BA7 7PE

Castle Cary is situated on the Reading to Taunton Line|Heart of Wessex Line and is managed by Great Western Railway.

Castle Cary Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Blacker's Lane to Castle Cary Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Avoncliff00:44:00
Bath Spa01:00:00
Bradford-on-Avon00:41:00
Bristol Parkway01:40:30
Bristol Temple Meads01:25:00
Bruton00:05:00
Cam & Dursley02:01:00
Chetnole00:27:00
Dawlish01:02:00
Dorchester West00:50:30
Exeter St David's00:49:00
Filton Abbey Wood01:39:00
Freshford00:47:00
Frome00:17:00
Gloucester02:21:30
Ivybridge01:40:00
Keynsham01:10:00
London Paddington01:43:00
Maiden Newton00:38:00
Newbury00:57:00
Newton Abbot01:12:00
Oldfield Park01:03:00
Pewsey00:39:00
Plymouth01:50:00
Reading01:16:30
Taunton00:22:00
Teignmouth01:07:00
Thornford00:20:00
Tiverton Parkway00:34:00
Totnes01:25:00
Trowbridge00:35:00
Upwey00:59:00
Westbury00:27:00
Weymouth01:04:00
Yate01:49:00
Yeovil Pen Mill00:14:00
Yetminster00:23:00

Freshford Station is 10.76 miles away.

Address: Freshford station, Station Road, Freshford, Bath and North East Somerset, BA2 7WQ

Freshford is situated on the Heart of Wessex Line|Wessex Main Line and is managed by Great Western Railway.

Freshford Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Blacker's Lane to Freshford Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury01:57:00
Avoncliff00:03:00
Barnham02:25:00
Bath Spa00:12:00
Bradford-on-Avon00:07:00
Brighton03:07:30
Bristol Parkway00:52:00
Bristol Temple Meads00:39:00
Bruton00:43:00
Cam & Dursley01:13:00
Cardiff Central01:26:00
Castle Cary00:49:00
Cheltenham Spa01:48:30
Chetnole01:15:30
Chichester02:15:30
Cosham01:56:30
Dilton Marsh00:26:00
Dorchester West01:41:00
Eastleigh01:35:00
Fareham01:48:00
Filton Abbey Wood00:48:00
Fratton02:02:00
Frome00:32:00
Gloucester01:36:00
Great Malvern02:29:30
Havant02:03:00
Hove03:03:00
Keynsham00:22:00
Lawrence Hill00:41:30
Maiden Newton01:28:00
Malvern Link02:27:30
Newport (South Wales)01:13:00
Oldfield Park00:15:00
Patchway00:52:00
Portsmouth & Southsea02:05:30
Portsmouth Harbour02:09:30
Romsey01:12:00
Salisbury00:53:00
Severn Tunnel Junction01:00:30
Shoreham-by-Sea02:52:30
Southampton Airport Parkway01:28:00
Southampton Central01:25:00
Stapleton Road00:44:00
Thornford01:08:30
Trowbridge00:13:00
Upwey01:49:00
Warminster00:29:30
Westbury00:21:00
Weymouth01:54:00
Worcester Foregate Street02:19:00
Worcester Shrub Hill02:15:00
Worthing02:44:00
Yate01:01:00
Yeovil Pen Mill01:03:00
Yetminster01:11:30

Nearest Airports

Bristol International Airport is 16 miles away Directions from Blacker's Lane to Bristol International Airport
Cardiff International Airport is 40.14 miles away Directions from Blacker's Lane to Cardiff International Airport
Bournemouth International Airport is 40.82 miles away Directions from Blacker's Lane to Bournemouth International Airport
Gloucestershire Airport is 48.24 miles away Directions from Blacker's Lane to Gloucestershire Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Temple Meads Station Ferry Landing is 16.94 miles away

Directions from Blacker's Lane to Temple Meads Station Ferry Landing

Prince Street Bridge Ferry Landing is 16.96 miles away

Directions from Blacker's Lane to Prince Street Bridge Ferry Landing

Millennium Square Ferry Landing is 17.01 miles away

Directions from Blacker's Lane to Millennium Square Ferry Landing

Temple Bridge (Bristol) Ferry Landing is 17.04 miles away

Directions from Blacker's Lane to Temple Bridge (Bristol) Ferry Landing

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Junction: M32 J3/A4320/B4051 - 17.79 Miles Away

Directions from Blacker's Lane to M32 J3/A4320/B4051

Junction: M32 J2/A432/B4058/B4469 - 18.23 Miles Away

Directions from Blacker's Lane to M32 J2/A432/B4058/B4469

Junction: M32 J1/A4174 - 19.99 Miles Away

Directions from Blacker's Lane to M32 J1/A4174

Junction: M4 J18/A46(T)/A46 - 20.03 Miles Away

Directions from Blacker's Lane to M4 J18/A46(T)/A46

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: East Somerset Railway
Railways
Distance: 2.55 (miles)
Directions from Blacker's Lane to East Somerset Railway
Attraction Name: Radstock Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 5.1 (miles)
Directions from Blacker's Lane to Radstock Museum
Attraction Name: Wells and Mendip Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 8.23 (miles)
Directions from Blacker's Lane to Wells and Mendip Museum
Attraction Name: Stourhead House and Garden
Gardens
Distance: 9.88 (miles)
Directions from Blacker's Lane to Stourhead House and Garden