Located in the south-west of England, Somerset was 'founded' in approximately 1015 AD and was then called Sumaersaeton. Whilst the historic and ceremonial county of Somerset covered more than a million acres, its modern administrative successor is smaller, as some areas in the north have now become unitary authorities. The ceremonial county has a varied landscape from Exmoor in the west across the Quantock Hills to the Mendip Hills in the east. It has a rugged coast-line along the Bristol Channel and Severn Estuary. Somerset is home to the Roman city of Bath with its elegant Georgian architecture, Cheddar with its gorge, and Weston-super-Mare, holiday resort to many Midlands families.

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Englishcombe
The parish council provides information on the parish including its history, council services, news and photographs.
Loxton Village
History of this small village at the south western tip of the Mendip Hills, including family trees of local people and parish records.
Norton Fitzwarren Village and Parish, near Taunton
Features maps, homes for sale and rent, bus timetables, business directory, parish news and planning applications as well as a village forum.
Shapwick Village
Provides a flavour of the life in the village and information for residents of Shapwick. History, news, photographs and neighbourhood watch.
West Buckland Parish
Information on the village located in the Vale of Taunton Deane.
Yarlington
Village news, history and events. [Yarlington]

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