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Axe Lane near Clapton DT8 3RH

Axe Lane is a Street near the Dorset village of Clapton with the postcode of DT8 3RH and measures approximately 1,100 metres long.

There is only one street named Axe Lane making it unique in Great Britain.

Axe Lane 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 Seaborough.

Axe Lane has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 36686567 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of Axe Lane is roughly 95.55 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 103.10 and the lowest point being 84.50. A change of 18.60 metres.

Axe Lane is located within the county of Dorset which is in the South West (England) region of the UK. 126.72 miles West from the centre of London, 10.98 miles South West from the centre of Yeovil, 16.34 miles South East from the centre of Taunton and 19.84 miles North West from the centre of Dorchester.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for Axe Lane, DT8 3RH

Sunrise07:51
Sunset17:58

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DT8 3RH

Latest Weather Conditions for Axe Lane, DT8 3RH

Observed at Weather Station:Yeovilton 25 October 2020 at 20:00 (13.81 miles away)
Current Weather:Partly cloudy (night)
Temperature and Humidity:8.6°C (82.6%)
Wind Direction and Speed:SSW (8 mph)
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Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Travelodge Ilminster
Address:A303, Horton Cross, Ilminster, TA19 9PT
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2: Name:Premier Inn Yeovil Airfield
Address:1 Alvington Lane
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of Axe Lane above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
95.5584.50103.1018.60

Frequently asked Questions for Axe Lane

What Council (Local Authority) is Axe Lane in?

Axe Lane is located within the local authority area of West Dorset District Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is Axe Lane in?

Axe Lane is located within the area of Seaborough Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is Axe Lane in?

Axe Lane is located within the ward of Broadwindsor.

What County is Axe Lane in?

Axe Lane is located within the ceremonial county of Dorset.

What Constituency is Axe Lane in?

Axe Lane is located within the constituency of West Dorset.

What Part of the UK is Axe Lane in?

Axe Lane is located within the South West (England) region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is Axe Lane in?

Axe Lane is located within the Dorset Council area.

What Police Force area is Axe Lane in?

Axe Lane is located within the Dorset Police area.

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Location Details

Axe Lane
Map showing the location of Axe Lane
Latitude50.848491
Longitude-2.835143
OS Easting (X):341213
OS Northing (Y):105835
OS Grid Reference:ST412058

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Axe Lane

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00103966
ONS Area NameRural Employment and Retirees
Average Age50.58
Area Population1736.00
Male Population865.00 (50%)
Female Population871.00 (50%)
Benefit Claimants5 (0%)
LSOA Code:E01020506
LSOA Name:West Dorset 003D
SOA Code:2a
SOA Name:Ageing rural neighbourhoods
MSOA Code:E02004271
MSOA Name:West Dorset 003
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Nearest Supermarkets

Waitrose Crewkerne
South Street, Crewkerne, Somerset, TA18 8DA
01460 72470
Distance: 2.95 Miles
Directions from Axe Lane to Waitrose Crewkerne
Tesco Chard Superstore
Tapstone Rd, Chard, TA20 2LW
0345 677 9141
Distance: 5.48 Miles
Directions from Axe Lane to Tesco Chard Superstore
Sainsburys Chard
Holyrood Street, Chard, England, TA20 2AJ
01460 599830
Distance: 5.93 Miles
Directions from Axe Lane to Sainsburys Chard
Tesco Ilminster Superstore
Shudrick Ln, Ilminster, TA19 0BQ
0345 675 7060
Distance: 6.23 Miles
Directions from Axe Lane to Tesco Ilminster Superstore

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01460 - Chard
Area Code: 01297 - Axminster
Area Code: 01308 - Bridport

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of West Dorset District Council
Visit the Council's Website
South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ
Send email
Telephone Number: 01305 251 010
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of
The Member of Parliament is Chris Loder
Details for the MP Chris Loder on parliament.uk
Details for the MP Chris Loder on theyworkforyou.com
In the 2019 General Election Chris Loder won with a majority of 14,106 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 81,897
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Broadwindsor Ward
Parish: Seaborough Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Dorset
County Council: Dorset Council

Nearest Car Parks

West Street Car Park
West Street, Crewkerne, Somerset
Crewkerne
TA18 8AX
Distance: 2.92 km (click for directions)
Charges apply from 8am - 6pm, Monday to Saturday. Parking is free on Sundays and after 6pm. Voucher discount scheme operates for Blue Badge holders - see website. Season tickets available.
Telephone: 08453371000
Operated by: South Somerset District Council
Crewkerne Station Car Park
Station Road, Crewkerne, Somerset
Crewkerne
TA18 8AL
Distance: 3.04 km (click for directions)
Weekly, monthly, three monthly and annual parking tickets available.
Telephone: 08456000650
Operated by: South West Trains
South Street (Waitrose) Car Park
South Street, Crewkerne, Somerset
Crewkerne
TA18 8DA
Distance: 3.04 km (click for directions)
Charges apply from 8am - 6pm Monday - Saturday. Voucher discount scheme operates for Blue Badge holders - see website. 3 hours maximum stay
Telephone: 08453371000
Operated by: South Somerset District Council
South Street (Lidl) Car Park
South Street, Crewkerne, Somerset
Crewkerne
TA18 8DA
Distance: 3.06 km (click for directions)
Charges apply from 8am - 6pm. Voucher discount scheme operates for Blue Badge holders - see website.
Telephone: 08453371000
Operated by: South Somerset District Council
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Nearest Schools

Maiden Beech Academy
Distance: 2.38 Miles
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 10/07/2015)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 392
Address: Maiden Beech Academy, Lyme Road, TA18 8HG
Head: Carl Winch (Headteacher)
Telephone: 0146072677
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Axe Lane to Maiden Beech Academy
Broadwindsor Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School
Distance: 2.39 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 17/10/2013)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 102
Address: Broadwindsor Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School, Drimpton Road, Broadwindsor, DT8 3QL
Head: Mr Philip Smith (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Axe Lane to Broadwindsor Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School
Winsham Primary School
Distance: 2.4 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 4 Inadequate ( Inspected 01/11/2017)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Address: Winsham Primary School, Church Street, Winsham, TA20 4HU
Head: Lindsay Gabriel ()
Telephone: 0146030377
Directions from Axe Lane to Winsham Primary School
Parrett and Axe Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School
Distance: 2.67 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 07/03/2011)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 127
Address: Parrett and Axe Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Fairoak Way, Mosterton, DT8 3JQ
Head: Mr Simon Smith (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Axe Lane to Parrett and Axe Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School

Nearest Hospitals

Crewkerne Community Hospital
Address: Middle Path, Crewkerne, TA18 8BG,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01460 72491
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 2.72 (miles)
Directions from Axe Lane to Crewkerne Community Hospital
Chard Community Hospital
Address: Crewkerne Road, Chard, TA20 1NF,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01460 238220
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 5.43 (miles)
Directions from Axe Lane to Chard Community Hospital
South Petherton Community Hospital
Address: Bernard Way, South Petherton, TA13 5EF,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01460 243000
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 7.41 (miles)
Directions from Axe Lane to South Petherton Community Hospital
Bridport Community Hospital
Address: Hospital Lane, North Allington, Bridport, DT6 5DR,
NHS Sector
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01308 422371
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 7.92 (miles)
Directions from Axe Lane to Bridport Community Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Axe Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in Axe Lane
2.97 Black Swan Dental Spa 21a-23 Market Street TA18 7JU
3.09 Orchard Lane Dental Practice Orchard Lane TA18 7AF
3.41 The Crewkerne Dental Centre 4 Bere Court, Old Mill Lane TA18 7BN
4.98 The Minster Dental Health Centre 3 Church Street DT8 3AZ
5.83 Springside Dental Surgery 33a Fore Street TA20 1PT

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Axe Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near
2.74 Crewkerne Health Centre, Crewkerne Middle Path TA18 8BX tel:01460 72435
2.91 West One Surgery West Street TA18 8AY
4.69 Tunnel Road Surgery 24 Tunnel Road DT8 3AB
5.02 Barton House Med Practice Barton House DT8 3EQ tel:01308 861938
5.77 Essex House Medical Centre, Chard 59 Fore Street TA20 1QA tel:01460 63071

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Axe Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near
2.72 Well Crewkerne - Middle Path Middle Path TA18 8BG tel:01460 72042
2.97 Boots Uk Limited 8-10 Market Street TA18 7LA tel:01460 72310
4.42 Merriott Pharmacy 2 Broadway TA16 5QG tel:01460 72222
4.90 Beaminster Pharmacy 20 Hogshill Street DT8 3AA tel:01308 862288
5.77 Lloydspharmacy 61 Fore Street TA20 1QA tel:01460 63051

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Axe Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near Axe Lane
2.97 Vision Express (crewkerne) 23 South Street TA18 8DA
2.99 Millicans Eye Centre 4 Market Street TA18 7JY
2.99 Robert Frith Optometrists Ltd (crewkerne) 4 Market Street TA18 7JY
5.86 Stephen Beswetherick Opticians 60 Holyrood Street TA20 2AL
5.88 Robert Frith Optometrists (chard) 18 Fore Street TA20 1PP

Nearest Libraries

Crewkerne Library
Falkland Square, Crewkerne, TA187JS
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 3 Miles
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Directions from Axe Lane to Crewkerne Library
Beaminster Library
6 Fleet Street, Beaminster, DT83EF
Telephone: 01308 862362
Distance: 5 Miles
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Directions from Axe Lane to Beaminster Library
Chard Library
Holyrood Lace Mill, Chard, TA202YA
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 5.86 Miles
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Directions from Axe Lane to Chard Library
Ilminster Library
Ditton Street, Ilminster, TA190BW
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 6.19 Miles
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Directions from Axe Lane to Ilminster Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Crewkerne Station is 2.96 miles away.

Address: Crewkerne station, Station Road, Crewkerne, Dorset, TA18 8AU

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

Crewkerne Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Axe Lane to Crewkerne Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Andover01:24:00
Axminster00:14:00
Basingstoke01:45:00
Clapham Junction02:23:00
Cranbrook (Devon)00:41:00
Exeter Central00:51:00
Exeter St David's00:54:00
Feniton00:32:30
Gillingham (Dorset)00:32:00
Grateley01:18:00
Honiton00:27:00
London Waterloo02:34:30
Overton01:39:00
Pinhoe00:45:00
Salisbury01:03:00
Sherborne00:16:00
Templecombe00:24:00
Tisbury00:42:00
Whimple00:37:00
Whitchurch (Hampshire)01:33:00
Woking02:05:00
Yeovil Junction00:10:00

Axminster Station is 8.86 miles away.

Address: Axminster station, Station Yard, Axminster, Devon, EX13 5PF

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

Axminster Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Axe Lane to Axminster Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Andover01:37:00
Basingstoke01:58:00
Clapham Junction02:36:00
Cranbrook (Devon)00:27:00
Crewkerne00:13:00
Exeter Central00:37:00
Exeter St David's00:40:00
Feniton00:18:00
Gillingham (Dorset)00:45:00
Grateley01:31:00
Honiton00:13:00
London Waterloo02:47:30
Overton01:52:00
Pinhoe00:31:00
Salisbury01:16:00
Sherborne00:29:00
Templecombe00:37:00
Tisbury00:55:00
Whimple00:22:00
Whitchurch (Hampshire)01:46:00
Woking02:18:00
Yeovil Junction00:23:00

Yeovil Junction Station is 11.02 miles away.

Address: Yeovil Junction station, off Newton Road, Stoford, Somerset, BA22 9UU

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

Yeovil Junction Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Axe Lane to Yeovil Junction Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Andover01:13:00
Axminster00:24:00
Basingstoke01:36:00
Clapham Junction02:15:00
Cranbrook (Devon)00:51:00
Crewkerne00:10:00
Exeter Central01:01:00
Exeter St David's01:04:00
Feniton00:42:00
Gillingham (Dorset)00:22:00
Grateley01:07:00
Honiton00:37:00
London Waterloo02:25:00
Overton01:29:00
Pinhoe00:55:00
Salisbury00:54:00
Sherborne00:06:00
Templecombe00:14:00
Tisbury00:32:00
Whimple00:46:30
Whitchurch (Hampshire)01:23:00
Woking01:55:00

Chetnole Station is 11.46 miles away.

Address: Chetnole station, Stockbridge Road, Chetnole, Dorset, DT9 6EP

Chetnole is situated on the Heart of Wessex Line and is managed by Great Western Railway.

Chetnole Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Axe Lane to Chetnole Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Avoncliff01:14:30
Bath Spa01:31:30
Bradford-on-Avon01:11:30
Bristol Parkway02:11:00
Bristol Temple Meads01:53:00
Bruton00:34:30
Cam & Dursley02:31:00
Castle Cary00:29:30
Dorchester West00:25:00
Filton Abbey Wood02:10:30
Freshford01:17:00
Frome00:47:00
Gloucester02:52:00
Keynsham01:41:30
Maiden Newton00:11:00
Oldfield Park01:34:30
Thornford00:05:00
Trowbridge01:06:00
Upwey00:33:00
Westbury00:59:00
Weymouth00:38:00
Yate02:19:00
Yeovil Pen Mill00:14:00
Yetminster00:03:00

Nearest Airports

Exeter International Airport is 26.66 miles away Directions from Axe Lane to Exeter International Airport
Bristol International Airport is 37.58 miles away Directions from Axe Lane to Bristol International Airport
Cardiff International Airport is 43.83 miles away Directions from Axe Lane to Cardiff International Airport
Bournemouth International Airport is 44.07 miles away Directions from Axe Lane to Bournemouth International Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Bridgwater Ferry Terminal is 21.47 miles away

Directions from Axe Lane to Bridgwater Ferry Terminal

Weymouth Ferry Terminal is 23.69 miles away

Directions from Axe Lane to Weymouth Ferry Terminal

Topsham (Turf Lock Ferry) Ferry Landing is 29.87 miles away

Directions from Axe Lane to Topsham (Turf Lock Ferry) Ferry Landing

Topsham Ferry Landing is 29.91 miles away

Directions from Axe Lane to Topsham Ferry Landing

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Axe Lane is approximately 5.83 miles from the A303

Junction: M5 J25/A358 - 15.37 Miles Away

Directions from Axe Lane to M5 J25/A358

Junction: M5 J26/A38 - 17.75 Miles Away

Directions from Axe Lane to M5 J26/A38

Junction: M5 J24/A38 - 18.83 Miles Away

Directions from Axe Lane to M5 J24/A38

Junction: M5 J23/A39 - 22.91 Miles Away

Directions from Axe Lane to M5 J23/A39

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Barrington Court
Historic Properties
Distance: 7.87 (miles)
Directions from Axe Lane to Barrington Court
Attraction Name: Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre
Visitor Centres
Distance: 8.47 (miles)
Directions from Axe Lane to Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre
Attraction Name: Montacute House
Historic Properties
Distance: 8.88 (miles)
Directions from Axe Lane to Montacute House
Attraction Name: Tintinhull Garden
Gardens
Distance: 10.31 (miles)
Directions from Axe Lane to Tintinhull Garden
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