Overview for Abbey Close, TAUNTON, TA1 1AN

Introduction

Taunton is the county town of Somerset, England, with a 2011 population of 69,570. Its thousand-year history includes a 10th-century monastic foundation, Taunton Castle, which later became a priory. The Normans built a castle owned by the Bishops of Winchester. Parts of the inner ward house were turned into the Museum of Somerset and Somerset Military Museum. For the Second Cornish uprising of 1497, Perkin Warbeck brought an army of 6,000; most surrendered to Henry VII on 4 October 1497. On 20 June 1685 in Taunton the Duke of Monmouth crowned himself King of England in a rebellion, defeated at the Battle of Sedgemoor. Judge Jeffreys led the Bloody Assizes in the Castle's Great Hall.

The Grand Western Canal reached Taunton in 1839 and the Bristol and Exeter Railway in 1842. Today it hosts Musgrove Park Hospital, Somerset County Cricket Club, is the base of 40 Commando, Royal Marines, and is home to the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office on Admiralty Way. The popular Taunton flower show has been held in Vivary Park since 1866, and on 13 March 2022, St Mary Magdalene parish church was elevated to the status of Taunton Minster.

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Summary for Abbey Close, TAUNTON, TA1 1AN

South West
This postcode is in the
Taunton East
within
Somerset
Rural/Urban
Urban City and town   ?

Roadworks near TA1 1AN

Today's roadworks within 3 miles
Planned
17
In Progress
26
Completed
0
Cancelled
1

Road Safety near TA1 1AN

Details of personal injury accidents in and around Abbey Close, TA1 1AN that have been reported to Avon and Somerset Constabulary over the past 20 years.

Traffic Levels near TA1 1AN

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Taunton and nearby Videos From YouTube

Wellington Monument

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Published: 24 Jul 2022

Police

This area is policed by Avon and Somerset Constabulary.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary split their policing area into 123 separate neighbourhoods and this postcode is in the Taunton North neighbourhood.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary

Taunton North Neighbourhood Crime

Top 3 Categories

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Violent Crime
Apr 2024
48
Mar 2024
65
Criminal Damage/Arson
Apr 2024
19
Mar 2024
11
Shoplifting
Apr 2024
14
Mar 2024
9

Member of UK Parliament

This postcode is in the Taunton Deane parliamentary constituency.

Taunton Deane is a constituency in the South West region of England. The seat has been held by Rebecca Pow (Conservative) since May 2015.

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Most Recent House Sales for Abbey Close, TA1 1AN

85 WATERSIDE HOUSE ABBEY CLOSE, TA1 1AN
25 Sep 2023
£82,500
103 WATERSIDE HOUSE ABBEY CLOSE, TA1 1AN
8 Sep 2023
£150,000
109 WATERSIDE HOUSE ABBEY CLOSE, TA1 1AN
5 Apr 2023
£170,000
98 WATERSIDE HOUSE ABBEY CLOSE, TA1 1AN
1 Dec 2022
£210,000

Local Petrol Station Prices

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Diesel Standard (B7)
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Diesel Super (B7)
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Coordinates for TA1 1AN

Latitude
51.022847
Longitude
-3.09362

Residents at TA1 1AN

Households
54
Male
50
Female
40
People per Household
1.67

Sunrise and Sunset at TA1 1AN

Sunrise
05:15
Sunset
21:21

Traffic Emission and Congestion Zones

TA1 1AN is not covered by a Traffic Emission or Congestion Zone

Historical Weather Summary

Clear21.11%
Cloudy62.22%
Rain7.03%
Windy9.29%
Other0.35%

Deprivation Index

53.5 England
The lower the score (out of 100),
the more deprived the postcode

Average Energy Performance

Domestic Certificates

Companies Registered at TA1 1AN

Active
0
Inactive
1

Postcode Details for TA1 1AN

Introduced
1 Apr 2012

Recent Updates

3 Jul 2024
Sold House Price data updated for May 2024
30 Jun 2024
Energy Performance Certificates (England and Wales) updated May 2024
15 Jun 2024
Schools Data updated for June 2024
3 Jun 2024
Sold House Price data updated for April 2024
2 Jun 2024
Police and Crime data updated for April 2024
29 May 2024
Energy Performance Certificates (England and Wales) updated April 2024
16 May 2024
Schools Data updated for May 2024
9 May 2024
Companies Data updated for April 2024

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