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Higher Road in Horsington

Higher Road is a Street in the Somerset village of Horsington and measures approximately 1,175 metres long.

There are 14 other streets named Higher Road in Great Britain.

Higher Road is within the area of South Somerset District Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax and the local parish council is Horsington.

Higher Road has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 36609806 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of Higher Road is roughly 97.06 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 102.50 and the lowest point being 89.30. A change of 13.20 metres.

Higher Road is located within the county of Somerset which is in the South West (England) region of the UK. 106.27 miles West from the centre of London, 10.01 miles North East from the centre of Yeovil, 20.89 miles North from the centre of Dorchester and 23.21 miles South West from the centre of Trowbridge.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for Higher Road

Sunrise09:03
Sunset17:34

Latest Weather Conditions for Higher Road

Observed at Weather Station:Yeovilton 16 January 2021 at 19:00 (8.98 miles away)
Current Weather:Cloudy
Temperature and Humidity:8.1°C (82.3%)
Wind Direction and Speed:WNW (16 mph)
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Budget Hotels near Higher Road Horsington

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Travelodge Wincanton
Address:Lawrence Hill, Wincanton, BA9 8AB
Telephone:0871 984 6511 Learn More
2.39
2: Name:Premier Inn Yeovil Town Centre
Address:Key Market House
Telephone: Learn More
9.79
3: Name:Travelodge Yeovil Podimore
Address:Podimore Services, A303 Roundabout, Nr. Yeovil, BA22 8JG
Telephone:0871 984 6059 Learn More
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4: Name:Premier Inn Yeovil Airfield
Address:1 Alvington Lane
Telephone: Learn More
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5: Name:Travelodge Glastonbury
Address:A39 Wirral Park Rd, Glastonbury, BA6 9XE
Telephone:0871 984 6339 Learn More
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Police Force: Avon And Somerset
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of Higher Road above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
97.0689.30102.5013.20

Frequently asked Questions for Higher Road

What Council (Local Authority) is Higher Road in?

Higher Road is located within the local authority area of South Somerset District Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is Higher Road in?

Higher Road is located within the area of Horsington Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is Higher Road in?

Higher Road is located within the ward of Blackmoor Vale.

What County is Higher Road in?

Higher Road is located within the ceremonial county of Somerset.

What Constituency is Higher Road in?

Higher Road is located within the constituency of Somerton and Frome.

What Part of the UK is Higher Road in?

Higher Road is located within the South West (England) region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is Higher Road in?

Higher Road is located within the Somerset Council area.

What Police Force area is Higher Road in?

Higher Road is located within the Avon and Somerset Police area.

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Location Details

Higher Road
Map showing the location of Higher Road
Latitude51.015458
Longitude-2.433924
OS Easting (X):369564
OS Northing (Y):124158
OS Grid Reference:ST696242

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Higher Road

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00148518
ONS Area NameEstablished Farming Communities
Average Age51.32
Area Population1785.00
Male Population886.00 (50%)
Female Population899.00 (50%)
Benefit Claimants3 (0%)
LSOA Code:E01029155
LSOA Name:South Somerset 005A
SOA Code:2a
SOA Name:Ageing rural neighbourhoods
MSOA Code:E02006079
MSOA Name:South Somerset 005
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Nearest Supermarkets

Morrisons Wincanton
Southgate Road, Wincanton BA9 9RP
01963 32760
Distance: 2.57 Miles
Directions from Higher Road to Morrisons Wincanton
Waitrose Sherborne
Cheap Street, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3BA
01935389490
Distance: 5.81 Miles
Directions from Higher Road to Waitrose Sherborne
Sainsburys Sherborne
Ludborne Road, Sherborne, England, DT9 3ND
01935 816486
Distance: 5.94 Miles
Directions from Higher Road to Sainsburys Sherborne
Waitrose Gillingham
Chantry Fields, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 4UA
01747 826200
Distance: 7.01 Miles
Directions from Higher Road to Waitrose Gillingham

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01963 - Wincanton

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of South Somerset District Council
Visit the Council's Website
Council Offices, Brympton Way, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 2HT
Telephone Number: 01935 462 462
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of
The Member of Parliament is David Warburton
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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: Blackmoor Vale Ward
Parish: Horsington Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Somerset
County Council: Somerset Council

Nearest Car Parks

Templecombe Station Car Park
Station Road, Templecombe, Somerset
Templecombe
BA8 0JR
Distance: 1.21 km (click for directions)
Weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual parking tickets available.
Telephone: 08456000650
Operated by: South West Trains
Church Fields Car Park
Church Fields, Wincanton, Somerset
Wincanton
BA9 9AG
Distance: 2.89 km (click for directions)
Free parking. Maximum stay 24 hours
Telephone: 08453371000
Operated by: South Somerset District Council
Memorial Hall Car Park
High Street, Wincanton, Somerset
Wincanton
BA9 9JF
Distance: 3.03 km (click for directions)
Free parking. Maximum stay 72 hours
Telephone: 08453371000
Operated by: South Somerset District Council
Carrington Way Car Park
Carrington Way, Wincanton, Somerset
Wincanton
BA9 9JY
Distance: 3.12 km (click for directions)
Free parking. Maximum stay designated areas: 24 hours, 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Telephone: 08453371000
Operated by: South Somerset District Council
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Nearest Schools

Horsington Church School
Distance: 0.23 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 04/06/2015)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 96
Address: Horsington Church School, Horsington, BA8 0BW
Head: Mrs Mary Alexander (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Higher Road to Horsington Church School
Abbas and Templecombe Church of England Primary School
Distance: 1.19 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 26/06/2019)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 119
Address: Abbas and Templecombe Church of England Primary School, School Lane, BA8 0HP
Head: Mr James Webb (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Higher Road to Abbas and Templecombe Church of England Primary School
Marchant Holliday School
Distance: 1.24 Miles
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected )
Number of Pupils: 48
Address: Marchant Holliday School, North Cheriton, BA8 0AH
Head: Mr Danny Kitts (Headteacher)
Telephone: 0196333234
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Higher Road to Marchant Holliday School
Charlton Horethorne Church of England Primary School
Distance: 2.11 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 31/05/2012)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Address: Charlton Horethorne Church of England Primary School, Charlton Horethorne, DT9 4NL
Head: Mr Phillip Sales (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Higher Road to Charlton Horethorne Church of England Primary School

Nearest Hospitals

Wincanton Community Hospital
Address: Dancing Lane, Wincanton, BA9 9DQ,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01963 828444
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 3.07 (miles)
Directions from Higher Road to Wincanton Community Hospital
Yeatman Hospital
Address: Hospital Lane, Sherborne, DT9 3JU,
NHS Sector
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01935 813991
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 5.88 (miles)
Directions from Higher Road to Yeatman Hospital
Yeovil District Hospital
Address: Higher Kingston, Yeovil, BA21 4AT,
NHS Sector
Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01935 475122
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 10 (miles)
Directions from Higher Road to Yeovil District Hospital
Westminster Memorial Hospital
Address: Abbey Walk, Shaftesbury, SP7 8BD,
NHS Sector
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01747 851535
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 10.19 (miles)
Directions from Higher Road to Westminster Memorial Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Higher Road

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in Higher Road
2.94 Dental Surgery 7a Church Street BA9 9AA
3.06 Wincanton Dental Practice 56 High Street BA9 9JF
3.06 G S Worrall And Associates 56 High Street BA9 9JF
3.06 The Wincanton Smile Centre 28 High Street BA9 9JF
4.56 Stalbridge Dental Practice Station Road, Stalbridge DT10 2RG

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Higher Road

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near
1.21 Dr Gaymer, M Port/templecombe Rock House, Station Road BA8 0JR tel:01963 370224
2.66 Wincanton Health Centre Dykes Way BA9 9FQ tel:01963 435700
3.70 Milborne Port Surgery Gainsborough, Milbourne Port DT9 5FH tel:01963 250334
4.56 Stalbridge Surgery Station Road, Stalbridge DT10 2RG tel:01963 362363
5.52 Newland Surgery Grove Medical Centre, Wootton Grove DT9 4DL tel:01935 813438

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Higher Road

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near
2.66 Your Local Boots Pharmacy Wincanton Health Centre, Dykes Way BA9 9FQ tel:01963 33235
3.07 Your Local Boots Pharmacy 31 High Street BA9 9JU tel:01963 32205
3.62 Milborne Port Pharmacy Limited 10 High Street, Milborne Port DT9 5AG tel:01963 250259
4.52 Stalbridge Pharmacy High Street, Stalbridge DT10 2LL tel:01963 362246
5.88 The Abbey Pharmacy 83 Cheap Street DT9 3BA tel:01935 812060

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Higher Road

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near Higher Road
3.00 Robert Frith Optometrists Ltd (wincanton) 16 Market Place BA9 9LA
3.00 Sarah Gibson Optometrist Commerce House, Market Place BA9 9LP
4.62 Grace Haine Eye Care Limited (stalbridge) 1 Skye House, Ring Street, Stalbridge DT10 2LZ
5.84 Vision Express (sherbourne) 57 Cheap Street DT9 3AX
5.90 Scrivens Opticians (sherborne) 62 Cheap Street DT9 3BJ

Nearest Libraries

Wincanton Library
Carrington Way, Wincanton, BA99JS
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 3.11 Miles
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Directions from Higher Road to Wincanton Library
Milborne Port Library
Cross Cottage, North Street, Milborne Port, DT95ET
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 3.59 Miles
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Directions from Higher Road to Milborne Port Library
Stalbridge Library
Station Road, Stalbridge, DT102RG
Telephone:
Distance: 4.56 Miles
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Directions from Higher Road to Stalbridge Library
Sherborne Library
Hound Street, Sherborne, DT93AA
Telephone: 01935 812683
Distance: 5.79 Miles
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Directions from Higher Road to Sherborne Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Templecombe Station is 1.22 miles away.

Address: Templecombe station, Station Road, Templecombe, Somerset, BA8 0JR

Templecombe is situated on the South Western Main Line and is managed by South Western Railway.

Templecombe Station is staffed on a full time basis.

Directions from Higher Road to Templecombe Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Andover01:00:00
Axminster00:38:00
Basingstoke01:21:00
Clapham Junction02:01:00
Cranbrook (Devon)01:05:00
Crewkerne00:24:00
Exeter Central01:15:00
Exeter St David's01:18:00
Feniton00:57:00
Gillingham (Dorset)00:08:00
Grateley00:53:00
Honiton00:51:00
London Waterloo02:10:30
Overton01:15:00
Pinhoe01:09:00
Salisbury00:40:30
Sherborne00:07:00
Tisbury00:18:00
Whimple01:01:00
Whitchurch (Hampshire)01:09:00
Woking01:41:00
Yeovil Junction00:14:00

Sherborne Station is 6.02 miles away.

Address: Sherborne station, South Street, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3NB

Sherborne is situated on the South Western Main Line and is managed by South Western Railway.

Sherborne Station is staffed on a full time basis.

Directions from Higher Road to Sherborne Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Andover01:07:00
Axminster00:31:00
Basingstoke01:29:00
Clapham Junction02:09:00
Cranbrook (Devon)00:58:00
Crewkerne00:17:00
Exeter Central01:08:00
Exeter St David's01:11:00
Feniton00:50:00
Gillingham (Dorset)00:16:00
Grateley01:01:00
Honiton00:44:00
London Waterloo02:19:00
Overton01:23:00
Pinhoe01:02:00
Salisbury00:48:00
Templecombe00:08:00
Tisbury00:26:00
Whimple00:54:00
Whitchurch (Hampshire)01:17:00
Woking01:49:00
Yeovil Junction00:07:00

Bruton Station is 6.67 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 Higher Road 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 6.99 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 Higher Road 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

Nearest Airports

Bristol International Airport is 28.32 miles away Directions from Higher Road to Bristol International Airport
Bournemouth International Airport is 30.96 miles away Directions from Higher Road to Bournemouth International Airport
Southampton Airport is 46.93 miles away Directions from Higher Road to Southampton Airport
Exeter International Airport is 47.14 miles away Directions from Higher Road to Exeter International Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Bridgwater Ferry Terminal is 25.78 miles away

Directions from Higher Road to Bridgwater Ferry Terminal

Weymouth Ferry Terminal is 28.14 miles away

Directions from Higher Road to Weymouth Ferry Terminal

Poole Ferry Terminal is 28.61 miles away

Directions from Higher Road to Poole Ferry Terminal

Poole Quay Ferry Landing is 28.68 miles away

Directions from Higher Road to Poole Quay Ferry Landing

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Higher Road is approximately 2.05 miles from the A303

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Sandford Orcas Manor House
Historic Properties
Distance: 4.95 (miles)
Directions from Higher Road to Sandford Orcas Manor House
Attraction Name: Sherborne Old Castle
Historic Properties
Distance: 5.44 (miles)
Directions from Higher Road to Sherborne Old Castle
Attraction Name: Haynes International Motor Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 5.73 (miles)
Directions from Higher Road to Haynes International Motor Museum
Attraction Name: Stourhead House and Garden
Gardens
Distance: 7.98 (miles)
Directions from Higher Road to Stourhead House and Garden
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