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The parish of Westfield surrounds an ancient Roman Road, the Fosseway. Although Westfield was not named in the Domesday Book it finally got its full identity when it was named as a Civil Parish in 2011. Positioned between the towns of Midsomer Norton and Radstock, Westfield is emerging as a true community with a character all of its own.
Marksbury Parish encompasses the villages of Marksbury and Stanton Prior and the hamlet of Hunstrete.
Whitchurch village is a small parish of just over 500 properties and just over 1000 electors, located in Bath and North East Somerset, just south east of Bristol & west of Bath. Please use the map link to view the village location. There has been a Parish Council in the village since 1894.Whitchurch village has a pub, primary school, playfield, cemetery, community centre, two churches and many businesses. The Parish is bisected by the busy A37 road.
Stroll through the cosy town centre and stop at one of the many charming cafés. History buffs will be fascinated with the local area: nursery rhymes including Jack and Jill, Little Jack Horner and Ring o’ Roses are all thought to have originated around Midsomer Norton.
Frome’s accessibility makes it ideal for a day shopping the independent stores on beautiful Catherine Hill or discovering the famous Frome Independent Sunday market.
Radstock is renowned as one of the best preserved former coal-mining towns in England which is the basis of its conservation status. Much more can be learnt with a visit to Radstock Museum which houses a range of exhibits, giving visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in the town’s industrial and social history.
The maker of big business including fashion house Mulberry and cider maker Brothers, today Shepton offers luxury outlet shopping, internationally-recognised country shows and one of the oldest prisons in the UK, now open to the public.
Chewton Mendip is a village and civil parish in the Mendip district of Somerset, England. It is situated 4 miles north of Wells, 16 miles south of Bristol on the Mendip Hills and is the source of the River Chew. The parish includes the hamlets of Bathway and Green Ore.
The factory site of Clarks Shoes - a legacy Somerset brand - is now the UK’s first purpose-built factory outlet centre. After grabbing a bargain, head into Street centre to find eateries offering everything from pub classics to Italian, Indian and Thai.
Four parishioners of Chelwood went to and returned safely from World War I, therefore Chelwood has been designated a "Thankful Village". I believe there are only 8 such villages in Somerset.