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The Taunton 01823 Area Code (Taunton Dialling Code)

The 01823 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Taunton area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01823 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Taunton area code is (01823) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01823 Area Code?

The Taunton 01823 dialling code intersects the counties of Devon and Somerset in the South West Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01823 Taunton dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01823 Taunton 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 01823 dialling code.

Phoning the 01823 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 (1823).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441823
Europe00441823
Australia0011441823

Origins of the 01823 Taunton 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 0823.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01823 area was TA3. The first two characters are taken from the letters T and A in TAunton. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 8, 2 and 3.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01823 Taunton area code
An old rotary dial for the 01823 Taunton area code.

Map of the 01823 Taunton dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01823 Taunton phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01823 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01823 Taunton area code
Map of the 01823 Taunton area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Taunton 01823-Taunton dialling Code

Bishops Lydeard
Cotford St Luke
Creech St Michael
Hatch Beauchamp
Hemyock
Holcombe Rogus
Kingston St Mary
Langford Budville
Middlezoy
Monkton Heathfield
North Curry
Norton Fitzwarren
Othery
Rockwell Green
Ruishton
Stoke St Gregory
Taunton
Wellington

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Taunton 01823-Taunton dialling Code

Taunton (WWTAUN) Somerset
West Monkton (WWWMON) Somerset
Wellington (WWWELL) Somerset
Henlade (WWHENL) Somerset
Bishops Lydeard (WWBLYD) Somerset