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The Chard 01460 Area Code (Chard Dialling Code)

The 01460 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Chard area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01460 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Chard area code is (01460) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01460 Area Code?

The Chard 01460 dialling code intersects the counties of Devon, Dorset and Somerset in the South West Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01460 Chard dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01460 Chard dialling code area. If you are calling a local number within the same area code with a landline telephone you do not need to use the 01460 dialling code.

Phoning the 01460 Dialling Code from Outside of the UK

If you are calling from outside of the UK. You will need to add the code for dialling internationally. This varies country to country, followed by the UK country code (44) followed by the area code without the initial zero (1460).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441460
Europe00441460
Australia0011441460

Origins of the 01460 Chard Area Code

Before the 16th April 1995 known as PhONEday which changed telephone area codes by inserting a 1 at the beginning. The area code was 0460.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01460 area was IM0. The first two characters are taken from the letters I and M in IlMinster. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 4, 6 and 0.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01460 Chard area code
An old rotary dial for the 01460 Chard area code.

Map of the 01460 Chard dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01460 Chard phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01460 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01460 Chard area code
Map of the 01460 Chard area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Chard 01460-Chard dialling Code

Chard
Chardstock
Combe St Nicholas
Crewkerne
Hambridge
Haselbury Plucknett
Hinton St George
Horton (South Somerset)
Ilminster
Ilton
Merriott
Shepton Beauchamp
South Petherton
Tatworth
Winsham

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Chard 01460-Chard dialling Code

Crewkerne (WWCREW) Somerset
Ilminster (WWILMI) Somerset
Chard (WWCHRD) Somerset
South Chard (WWSCHD) Somerset