Other current and historical names
Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of South Petherton within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Petherton, South.-- small town and par., Somerset, on river Parret, 3 miles SW. of Martock sta. and 4½ N. of Crewkerne, 3311 ac., pop. 2424; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. The chief features of the town are its ancient church (restored 1861), an endowed national school, and a fine bridge, which here crosses the Parret. Numerous country residences are in the neighbourhood.