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A Glastonbury Romance was written by John Cowper Powys (1873–1963) in rural upstate New York and first published by Simon and Schuster in New York City in March 1932.
The A303 is a trunk road in southern England, running between Basingstoke in Hampshire and Honiton in Devon via Stonehenge.
The A37 is a major road in south west England.
The A38, part of which is also known as the Devon Expressway, is a major A-class trunk road in England.
The A39 is an A road in south west England.
Abbots Leigh is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England, about west of the centre of Bristol.
Administrative counties were a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government from 1889 to 1974.
Adult education is a practice in which adults engage in systematic and sustained self-educating activities in order to gain new forms of knowledge, skills, attitudes, or values.
Aerial photography (or airborne imagery) is the taking of photographs from an aircraft or other flying object.
AgustaWestland (branded as Leonardo Helicopters since January 2016) was a helicopter design and manufacturing company.
Alfred the Great (Ælfrēd, Ælfrǣd, "elf counsel" or "wise elf"; 849 – 26 October 899) was King of Wessex from 871 to 899.
All Hallows School is a co-educational Catholic prep school that provides day and boarding facilities.
The American Museum in Britain is based at Claverton Manor, near Bath, England, in a house, designed by Jeffry Wyatville and built in the 1820s on the site of a manor bought by Ralph Allen in 1758, replacing the manor house built by Ralph of Shrewsbury around 1340.
Anglo-Saxon charters are documents from the early medieval period in England, which typically made a grant of land, or recorded a privilege.
The Anglo-Saxons were a people who inhabited Great Britain from the 5th century.
Arable land (from Latin arabilis, "able to be plowed") is, according to one definition, land capable of being ploughed and used to grow crops.
In language, an archaism (from the ἀρχαϊκός, archaïkós, 'old-fashioned, antiquated', ultimately ἀρχαῖος, archaîos, 'from the beginning, ancient') is the use of a form of speech or writing that is no longer current or that is current only within a few special contexts.
An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is an area of countryside in England, Wales or Northern Ireland which has been designated for conservation due to its significant landscape value.
Argos Ltd, trading as Argos, is a British catalogue retailer operating in the United Kingdom and Ireland, and a subsidiary of Sainsbury's.
Ariel Motor Company Ltd is a low-volume performance motor vehicle manufacturing company in Crewkerne, in Somerset, England.
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, (1 May 1769 – 14 September 1852) was an Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman who was one of the leading military and political figures of 19th-century Britain, serving twice as Prime Minister.
Avalon (Insula Avallonis, Old French Avalon, Ynys Afallon, Ynys Afallach; literally meaning "the isle of fruit trees") is a legendary island featured in the Arthurian legend.
Aveline's Hole is a cave at Burrington Combe in the limestone of the Mendip Hills, in Somerset, England.
Avon was, from 1974 to 1996, a non-metropolitan and ceremonial county in the west of England.
Avon and Somerset Constabulary is the territorial police force in England responsible for policing the county of Somerset and the now-defunct county of Avon, which includes the city and county of Bristol and the unitary authorities of Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.
The Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner is the police and crime commissioner, an elected official tasked with setting out the way crime is tackled by Avon and Somerset Police in the English counties of Avon and Somerset.
Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) is the fire and rescue service covering the unitary authorities of Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset, and South Gloucestershire in South West England.
Avonmouth is a port and outer suburb of Bristol, England facing two rivers: the reinforced north bank of the final stage of the Avon which rises at sources in Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and Somerset; and the eastern shore of the Severn Estuary.
Axbridge is a small town in Somerset, England, situated in the Sedgemoor district on the River Axe, near the southern edge of the Mendip Hills.
The Azores (or; Açores), officially the Autonomous Region of the Azores (Região Autónoma dos Açores), is one of the two autonomous regions of Portugal.
Électricité de France S.A. (EDF; Electricity of France) is a French electric utility company, largely owned by the French state.
Badgworth is a village and civil parish in the Sedgemoor district of Somerset, England, south west of Axbridge.
Barrington Court is a Tudor manor house begun around 1538 and completed in the late 1550s, with a vernacular stable court (1675), situated in Barrington, near Ilminster, Somerset, England.
Barry (Y Barri) is a town in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, on the north coast of the Bristol Channel approximately south-southwest of Cardiff.
Basket weaving (also basketry or basket making) is the process of weaving or sewing pliable materials into two- or threedimensional artefacts, such as mats or containers.
Bath is a constituency in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom represented by Wera Hobhouse of the Liberal Democrats.
The Abbey Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Bath, commonly known as Bath Abbey, is an Anglican parish church and a former Benedictine monastery and a proto (former) Co-cathedral in Bath, Somerset, England.
Bath and North East Somerset (commonly referred to as BANES or B&NES) is the district of the unitary authority of Bath and North East Somerset Council that was created on 1 April 1996 following the abolition of the county of Avon.
The Bath Chronicle is a weekly newspaper, first published under various titles before 1760 in Bath, England.
Bath College is a Further Education college in the centre of Bath, Somerset and in Westfield, Somerset, England.
Bath Forum is one of the 40 historical hundreds in the ceremonial county of Somerset, England, dating from before the Norman conquest during the Anglo-Saxon era although exact dates are unknown.
Green Park railway station is a former railway station in Bath, Somerset, England.
The Bath Literature Festival, held annually in Bath, Somerset, England, was an important date in the national literary calendar, playing host to an array of journalists, novelists, poets, politicians, actors, comedians, writers and biographers between 1995 and 2016.
Bath Rugby (also known as just Bath) is an English professional rugby union club in Bath, Somerset.
Bath Spa University is a public university in Bath, England, with its main campus based at Newton Park on Duchy of Cornwall land.
Bath Stone is an oolitic limestone comprising granular fragments of calcium carbonate.
Bath is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Somerset, England, known for its Roman-built baths.
Batheaston is a village and civil parish east of Bath, England (which is believed to be the origin of the name), on the north bank of the River Avon.
The Battle of Langport was a Parliamentarian victory late in the First English Civil War which destroyed the last Royalist field army and gave Parliament control of the West of England, which had hitherto been a major source of manpower, raw materials and imports for the Royalists.
The Battle of Sedgemoor was fought on 6 July 1685 and took place at Westonzoyland near Bridgwater in Somerset, England.
The Battle of the Beams was a period early in the Second World War when bombers of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) used a number of increasingly accurate systems of radio navigation for night bombing in the United Kingdom.
BBC Somerset, formerly BBC Somerset Sound, is the BBC Local Radio service for the ceremonial county of Somerset, England.
Beechen Cliff School is a boys' secondary school in Bath, Somerset, England, with about 1,150 pupils.
The Beeching cuts (also Beeching Axe) were a reduction of route network and restructuring of the railways in Great Britain, according to a plan outlined in two reports, The Reshaping of British Railways (1963) and The Development of the Major Railway Trunk Routes (1965), written by Dr Richard Beeching and published by the British Railways Board.
The Bishop of Bath and Wells heads the Church of England Diocese of Bath and Wells in the Province of Canterbury in England.
Black Down is the highest hill in the Mendip Hills, Somerset, in south-western England.
The Blackdown Hills are a range of hills along the Somerset-Devon border in south-western England, which were designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in 1991.
Blackpool Football Club is a professional association football club based in the seaside town of Blackpool, Lancashire, England.
Blackthorn Cider is a cider produced by Gaymer Cider Company, a subsidiary of C&C Group.
The Blake Museum is in Bridgwater, Somerset, England and since April 2009 has been run by Bridgwater Town Council with help from The Friends of Blake Museum.
The Blue Lias is a geologic formation in southern, eastern and western England and parts of South Wales, part of the Lias Group.
A boarding school provides education for pupils who live on the premises, as opposed to a day school.
Borough status in the United Kingdom is granted by royal charter to local government districts in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The boundary commissions in the United Kingdom are non-departmental public bodies responsible for determining the boundaries of constituencies for elections to the House of Commons, the Scottish Parliament and the National Assembly for Wales.
Box Tunnel is a railway tunnel in Western England, between Bath and Chippenham, dug through Box Hill, and is a significant structure on the Great Western Main Line (GWML).
Box is a large village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England, about west of Corsham and northeast of Bath.
Brackish water is water that has more salinity than fresh water, but not as much as seawater.
Brean Down is a promontory off the coast of Somerset, England, standing high and extending into the Bristol Channel at the eastern end of Bridgwater Bay between Weston-super-Mare and Burnham-on-Sea.
The Brendon Hills are a range of hills in west Somerset, England.
Brent Knoll is a hill on the Somerset Levels, in Somerset, England.
Brentford Football Club is a professional association football club based in Brentford, Greater London, England.
Bridgwater is a large historic market town and civil parish in Somerset, England.
The Bridgwater and Taunton Canal is a canal in the south-west of England between Bridgwater and Taunton, opened in 1827 and linking the River Tone to the River Parrett.
Bridgwater and Taunton College is a further education college based in Bridgwater, Somerset, England.
Bridgwater and West Somerset is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since creation in 2010 by Ian Liddell-Grainger of the Conservative Party.
Bridgwater Bay is on the Bristol Channel, north of Bridgwater in Somerset, England at the mouth of the River Parrett and the end of the River Parrett Trail.
Bristol is a city and county in South West England with a population of 456,000.
Bristol Airport, located at Lulsgate Bottom in North Somerset, is the commercial airport serving the city of Bristol, England, and the surrounding area.
The Bristol Built-Up Area is a term used by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) to refer to a conurbation in based around the city of Bristol, in South West England.
The Bristol Channel (Môr Hafren) is a major inlet in the island of Great Britain, separating South Wales from Devon and Somerset in South West England.
St Philip's railway station was a small terminus station in Bristol built by the Midland Railway to relieve pressure on the main station at Bristol Temple Meads, which it shared with the Great Western Railway. The station had a single platform and was used principally by the local services between Bristol and Bath Green Park, via Mangotsfield. St Philip's was created by the Midland in part of its extensive goods yard in Bristol and opened in 1870, the company having opened the line from Mangotsfield into Bath the previous year. The station was sited close to the Old Market shopping area and also attracted commuter traffic. The Old Market area was badly bombed during World War II, and Bristol's shopping district was rebuilt elsewhere. St Philips Goods Station was renamed Midland Road on 15 September 1952. The local passenger trains were rerouted into Temple Meads and the passenger station closed on 21 September 1953. Midland Road goods station closed on 1 April 1967. Since closure the station was demolished and its site was redeveloped for light industrial units.
Bristol Temple Meads is the oldest and largest railway station in Bristol, England.
The Bristol to Exeter line is a major branch of the Great Western Main Line in the southern United Kingdom and runs from Bristol, to Exeter, from where it continues as the Exeter to Plymouth line.
The Brittonic, Brythonic or British Celtic languages (ieithoedd Brythonaidd/Prydeinig; yethow brythonek/predennek; yezhoù predenek) form one of the two branches of the Insular Celtic language family; the other is Goidelic.
Bruton is a small town, electoral ward, and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated on the River Brue along the A359 between Frome and Yeovil.
A bunker is a defensive military fortification designed to protect people or valued materials from falling bombs or other attacks.
Burnham-on-Sea is a large seaside town in Somerset, England, at the mouth of the River Parrett, upon Bridgwater Bay.
Burrow Hill Cider Farm is a cider farm in Somerset, England at the base of Burrow Hill overlooking the Somerset Levels.
Burrowbridge is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated on the River Parrett and A361 road in the Borough of Taunton Deane, and on the edge of the Somerset Levels.
Cadbury Castle is a Bronze and Iron Age hillfort in the civil parish of South Cadbury in the English county of Somerset.
Calcareous grassland (or alkaline grassland) is an ecosystem associated with thin basic soil, such as that on chalk and limestone downland.
The Caldicot and Wentloog Levels are two areas of low-lying estuarine alluvial wetland and intertidal mudflats adjoining the north bank of the Severn Estuary, either side of the River Usk estuary near Newport in south east Wales.
Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.
Camelot is a castle and court associated with the legendary King Arthur.
A canyon (Spanish: cañón; archaic British English spelling: cañon) or gorge is a deep cleft between escarpments or cliffs resulting from weathering and the erosive activity of a river over geologic timescales.
Cardiff (Caerdydd) is the capital of, and largest city in, Wales, and the eleventh-largest city in the United Kingdom.
Castle Cary is a small market town and civil parish in south Somerset, England, north west of Wincanton and south of Shepton Mallet, at the foot of Lodge Hill and on the River Cary, a tributary of the Parrett.
A cathedra (Latin, "chair", from Greek, καθέδρα kathédra, "seat") or bishop's throne is the seat of a bishop.
The caves of the Mendip Hills are formed by the particular geology of the Mendip Hills: large areas of limestone worn away by water makes it a national centre for caving.
Cecil James Sharp (22 November 1859 – 23 June 1924) was the founding father of the folk-song revival in England in the early 20th century.
Cellophane is a thin, transparent sheet made of regenerated cellulose.
The ceremonial counties, also referred to as the lieutenancy areas of England, are areas of England to which a Lord Lieutenant is appointed.
The Chard Canal was a tub boat canal in Somerset, England, that ran from the Bridgwater and Taunton Canal at Creech St. Michael, over four aqueducts, through three tunnels and four inclined planes to Chard.
Chard is a town and a civil parish in the English county of Somerset.
Ellis Charles Raymond Hadfield (5 August 1909 – 6 August 1996) was a canal historian and the author of many classic works on the British canal system, mostly published by the firm he co-founded, David & Charles.
Charles I (19 November 1600 – 30 January 1649) was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649.
Charterhouse, also known as Charterhouse-on-Mendip, is a hamlet in the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in the English county of Somerset.
Cheddar cheese is a relatively hard, off-white (or orange if spices such as annatto are added), sometimes sharp-tasting, natural cheese.
Cheddar Gorge is a limestone gorge in the Mendip Hills, near the village of Cheddar, Somerset, England.
Cheddar Man is a human male fossil found in Gough's Cave in Cheddar Gorge, Somerset, England.
Cheddar is a large village and civil parish in the Sedgemoor district of the English county of Somerset.
Chew Magna is a village and civil parish within the Chew Valley in the unitary authority of Bath and North East Somerset, in the ceremonial county of Somerset, England.
Chew Stoke is a small village and civil parish in the Chew Valley, in Somerset, England, about south of Bristol.
The Chew Valley is an area in North Somerset, England, named after the River Chew, which rises at Chewton Mendip, and joins the River Avon at Keynsham.
The Chew Valley and Wrington Vale Gazette is a monthly local newspaper for the Chew Valley and surrounding areas of north Somerset, England.
Chilton Cantelo School was a small profit-making mixed independent school located in the village of Chilton Cantelo (near Yeovil and Sherborne) in Somerset, England.
Christopher Vere Awdry (born 2 July 1940) is an English author known for his contributions to The Railway Series of books featuring Thomas the Tank Engine, which was started by his father, the Rev. W. Awdry (1911–1997).
Cider is an alcoholic beverage made from the fermented juice of apples.
A Cistercian is a member of the Cistercian Order (abbreviated as OCist, SOCist ((Sacer) Ordo Cisterciensis), or ‘’’OCSO’’’ (Ordo Cisterciensis Strictioris Observantiae), which are religious orders of monks and nuns. They are also known as “Trappists”; as Bernardines, after the highly influential St. Bernard of Clairvaux (though that term is also used of the Franciscan Order in Poland and Lithuania); or as White Monks, in reference to the colour of the "cuccula" or white choir robe worn by the Cistercians over their habits, as opposed to the black cuccula worn by Benedictine monks. The original emphasis of Cistercian life was on manual labour and self-sufficiency, and many abbeys have traditionally supported themselves through activities such as agriculture and brewing ales. Over the centuries, however, education and academic pursuits came to dominate the life of many monasteries. A reform movement seeking to restore the simpler lifestyle of the original Cistercians began in 17th-century France at La Trappe Abbey, leading eventually to the Holy See’s reorganization in 1892 of reformed houses into a single order Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance (OCSO), commonly called the Trappists. Cistercians who did not observe these reforms became known as the Cistercians of the Original Observance. The term Cistercian (French Cistercien), derives from Cistercium, the Latin name for the village of Cîteaux, near Dijon in eastern France. It was in this village that a group of Benedictine monks from the monastery of Molesme founded Cîteaux Abbey in 1098, with the goal of following more closely the Rule of Saint Benedict. The best known of them were Robert of Molesme, Alberic of Cîteaux and the English monk Stephen Harding, who were the first three abbots. Bernard of Clairvaux entered the monastery in the early 1110s with 30 companions and helped the rapid proliferation of the order. By the end of the 12th century, the order had spread throughout France and into England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Italy, and Eastern Europe. The keynote of Cistercian life was a return to literal observance of the Rule of St Benedict. Rejecting the developments the Benedictines had undergone, the monks tried to replicate monastic life exactly as it had been in Saint Benedict's time; indeed in various points they went beyond it in austerity. The most striking feature in the reform was the return to manual labour, especially agricultural work in the fields, a special characteristic of Cistercian life. Cistercian architecture is considered one of the most beautiful styles of medieval architecture. Additionally, in relation to fields such as agriculture, hydraulic engineering and metallurgy, the Cistercians became the main force of technological diffusion in medieval Europe. The Cistercians were adversely affected in England by the Protestant Reformation, the Dissolution of the Monasteries under King Henry VIII, the French Revolution in continental Europe, and the revolutions of the 18th century, but some survived and the order recovered in the 19th century.
City status in the United Kingdom is granted by the monarch of the United Kingdom to a select group of communities:, there are 69 cities in the United Kingdom – 51 in England, six in Wales, seven in Scotland and five in Northern Ireland.
In England, a civil parish is a territorial designation which is the lowest tier of local government below districts and counties, or their combined form, the unitary authority.
Cladding is the application of one material over another to provide a skin or layer.
Clarks Village is an outlet shopping village in Street, Somerset, England.
A classification yard (American and Canadian English) or marshalling yard (British, Hong Kong, Indian, Australian and Canadian English) is a railway yard found at some freight train stations, used to separate railway cars onto one of several tracks.
Claverton Pumping Station in the village of Claverton, in the English county of Somerset, pumps water from the River Avon to the Kennet and Avon Canal using power from the flow of the River Avon.
Claverton is a small village and civil parish about east of Bath at the southern end of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in Somerset, England.
Clay is a finely-grained natural rock or soil material that combines one or more clay minerals with possible traces of quartz (SiO2), metal oxides (Al2O3, MgO etc.) and organic matter.
Cleeve Abbey is a medieval monastery located near the village of Washford, in Somerset, England.
Clevedon is a town and civil parish in the unitary authority of North Somerset, which covers part of the ceremonial county of Somerset, England.
Clevedon Court is a manor house on Court Hill in Clevedon, North Somerset, England, dating from the early 14th century.
The Clevedon Mercury was a broadsheet paid for newspaper delivered to homes in the North Somerset area of southwestern England.
Coleridge Cottage is a cottage situated in Nether Stowey, Bridgwater, Somerset, England.
Combe Down and Bathampton Down Quarries make up a 6.22 hectare (15.37 acre) Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) in Bath and North East Somerset, notified in 1991 because of the Greater and Lesser Horseshoe bat population.
Combe Florey is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated northwest of Taunton in the Taunton Deane district, on the West Somerset Railway.
Common Brittonic was an ancient Celtic language spoken in Britain.
A comprehensive school is a secondary school that is a state school and does not select its intake on the basis of academic achievement or aptitude, in contrast to the selective school system, where admission is restricted on the basis of selection criteria.
Compton Martin is a small village and civil parish within the Chew Valley in Somerset and in the Bath and North East Somerset unitary authority in England.
The River Yeo (often referred to as the Congresbury Yeo, after the village of Congresbury, through which it flows, to avoid confusion with other similarly named rivers) is a river which flows through North Somerset, England.
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.
Construction aggregate, or simply "aggregate", is a broad category of coarse to medium grained particulate material used in construction, including sand, gravel, crushed stone, slag, recycled concrete and geosynthetic aggregates.
Convection is the heat transfer due to bulk movement of molecules within fluids such as gases and liquids, including molten rock (rheid).
A country lane is a narrow road in the countryside.
County borough is a term introduced in 1889 in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (excluding Scotland), to refer to a borough or a city independent of county council control.
The County Ground (currently known for sponsorship reasons as the Cooper Associates County Ground) is a cricket ground in Taunton, Somerset.
A county town in Great Britain or Ireland is usually, but not always, the location of administrative or judicial functions within the county.
Crewkerne is a town and electoral ward in Somerset, England, situated south west of Yeovil and east of Chard in the South Somerset district close to the border with Dorset.
CrossCountry (legal name XC Trains Limited) is a train operating company in the United Kingdom owned by Arriva UK Trains, operating the New Cross Country franchise.
Current Archaeology is a British monthly archaeology magazine.
Dairy cattle (also called dairy cows) are cattle cows bred for the ability to produce large quantities of milk, from which dairy products are made.
David St John Thomas (30 August 1929 – 19 August 2014) was an English publisher and writer who founded David & Charles.
David John Warburton (born 28 October 1965) is a British Conservative Party politician who was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Somerton and Frome at the 2015 general election.
Devon, also known as Devonshire, which was formerly its common and official name, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.
Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service covering the county of Devon (including the unitary authorities of Plymouth and Torbay) and the non-metropolitan county of Somerset in South West England.
The Devonian is a geologic period and system of the Paleozoic, spanning 60 million years from the end of the Silurian, million years ago (Mya), to the beginning of the Carboniferous, Mya.
Dillington House is a residential adult education college located near Ilminster in the parish of Whitelackington, Somerset, England.
The Diocese of Bath and Wells is a diocese in the Church of England Province of Canterbury in England.
The districts of England (also known as local authority districts or local government districts to distinguish from unofficial city districts) are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government.
Dorset (archaically: Dorsetshire) is a county in South West England on the English Channel coast.
The Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance is a registered charity, which uses a helicopter to provide an air ambulance service to the English counties of Dorset and Somerset.
The Dorset and Somerset Canal was a proposed canal in southwestern England.
Doulting is a village and civil parish east of Shepton Mallet, on the A361, in the Mendip district of Somerset, England.
The Basilica of St Gregory the Great at Downside, commonly known as Downside Abbey, is a Benedictine monastery in England and the senior community of the English Benedictine Congregation.
Downside School is a co-educational Catholic independent school for children aged 11 to 18, located in Stratton-on-the-Fosse, between Westfield and Shepton Mallet in Somerset, south west England, attached to Downside Abbey.
A dozen (commonly abbreviated doz or dz) is a grouping of twelve.
In geography, a dry point is an area of firm or flood-free ground in an area of wetland, marsh or flood plains.
Duke of Wellington is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.
Dunball is a small hamlet west of the village of Puriton and close to the town of Bridgwater, Somerset, England.
Dunkery Beacon at the summit of Dunkery Hill is the highest point on Exmoor and in Somerset, England.
Dunster Castle is a former motte and bailey castle, now a country house, in the village of Dunster, Somerset, England.
Dunster Working Watermill (also known as Castle Mill) is a restored 18th century watermill, situated on the River Avill, close to Gallox Bridge, in the grounds of Dunster Castle in Dunster, Somerset, England.
The Early Jurassic epoch (in chronostratigraphy corresponding to the Lower Jurassic series) is the earliest of three epochs of the Jurassic period.
The Early Middle Ages or Early Medieval Period, typically regarded as lasting from the 5th or 6th century to the 10th century CE, marked the start of the Middle Ages of European history.
The East Somerset Railway is a heritage railway in Somerset, running between Cranmore and Mendip Vale.
Ebbor Gorge is a limestone gorge in Somerset, England, designated and notified in 1952 as a biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in the Mendip Hills.
Ebbw Vale (Glyn Ebwy) is a town at the head of the valley formed by the Ebbw Fawr tributary of the Ebbw River in Wales.
Edward III (13 November 1312 – 21 June 1377) was King of England and Lord of Ireland from January 1327 until his death; he is noted for his military success and for restoring royal authority after the disastrous and unorthodox reign of his father, Edward II.
Edward VI (12 October 1537 – 6 July 1553) was King of England and Ireland from 28 January 1547 until his death.
The English Football League Championship (often referred to as the Championship for short or the Sky Bet Championship for sponsorship reasons) is the highest division of the English Football League (EFL) and second-highest overall in the English football league system, after the Premier League.
The English Football League One (often referred to as League One for short or Sky Bet League One for sponsorship reasons) is the second-highest division of the English Football League and the third tier overall in the entire English football league system.
The English Football League Two (often referred to as League Two for short or Sky Bet League Two for sponsorship reasons) is the third and lowest division of the English Football League (EFL) and fourth-highest division overall in the English football league system.
The English Channel (la Manche, "The Sleeve"; Ärmelkanal, "Sleeve Channel"; Mor Breizh, "Sea of Brittany"; Mor Bretannek, "Sea of Brittany"), also called simply the Channel, is the body of water that separates southern England from northern France and links the southern part of the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.
The English Civil War (1642–1651) was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians ("Roundheads") and Royalists ("Cavaliers") over, principally, the manner of England's governance.
The English Football League (EFL) is a league competition featuring professional football clubs from England and Wales.
English Heritage (officially the English Heritage Trust) is a registered charity that manages the National Heritage Collection.
The English Reformation was a series of events in 16th century England by which the Church of England broke away from the authority of the Pope and the Roman Catholic Church.
The European Commission (EC) is an institution of the European Union, responsible for proposing legislation, implementing decisions, upholding the EU treaties and managing the day-to-day business of the EU.
The European Parliament (EP) is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union (EU).
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Exmoor is loosely defined as an area of hilly open moorland in west Somerset and north Devon in South West England.
The FA Cup, known officially as The Football Association Challenge Cup, is an annual knockout football competition in men's domestic English football.
Farleigh Hungerford is a village within the civil parish of Norton St Philip in Somerset, England, 9 miles southeast of Bath, 3½ miles west of Trowbridge on A366, in the valley of the River Frome.
A fief (feudum) was the central element of feudalism and consisted of heritable property or rights granted by an overlord to a vassal who held it in fealty (or "in fee") in return for a form of feudal allegiance and service, usually given by the personal ceremonies of homage and fealty.
See infant school, junior school, or primary school and primary education.
The Flag Institute is an educational charity headquartered in London, UK.
The flag of Somerset is the flag of the English county of Somerset.
The Fleet Air Arm (FAA) is the branch of the British Royal Navy responsible for the operation of naval aircraft.
The Fleet Air Arm Museum is devoted to the history of British naval aviation.
The Football League Third Division was the third tier of the English football league system in 1920–21 and again from 1958 until 1992.
The Fosse Way was a Roman road in England that linked Exeter (Isca Dumnoniorum) in South West England to Lincoln (Lindum Colonia) in Lincolnshire, via Ilchester (Lindinis), Bath (Aquae Sulis), Cirencester (Corinium) and Leicester (Ratae Corieltauvorum).
Foster Yeoman Limited, based in the United Kingdom, was one of Europe's largest independent quarrying and asphalt companies, but is now part of Aggregate Industries, owned by the Swiss construction materials conglomerate Holcim.
A freestone is a stone used in masonry for molding, tracery and other replication work required to be worked with the chisel.
Frome is a town and civil parish in eastern Somerset, England.
Frome Community College is a comprehensive school in Frome, Somerset, England.
The Frome Festival is festival of music and culture held annually in Frome, Somerset, England since 2000.
Further education (often abbreviated FE) in the United Kingdom and Ireland is education in addition to that received at secondary school, that is distinct from the higher education (HE) offered in universities and other academic institutions.
Fyne Court is a National Trust-owned nature reserve and visitor centre in Broomfield, Somerset, England.
The General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) is an academic qualification, generally taken in a number of subjects by pupils in secondary education in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
GENUKI is a genealogy web portal, run as a charitable trust.
The Georgian era is a period in British history from 1714 to, named eponymously after kings George I, George II, George III and George IV.
Gerber Products Company is a purveyor of baby food and baby products headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, with plans to relocate to Arlington, Virginia.
Glastonbury is a town and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated at a dry point on the low-lying Somerset Levels, south of Bristol.
Glastonbury Abbey was a monastery in Glastonbury, Somerset, England.
The Glastonbury Canal ran for approximately through two locks from Glastonbury to Highbridge in Somerset, England, where it entered the River Parrett and from there the Bristol Channel.
Glastonbury Festival is a five-day festival of contemporary performing arts that takes place near Pilton, Somerset, England.
Glastonbury Lake Village was an Iron Age village, situated on a crannog or man made island in the Somerset Levels, near Godney, some north west of Glastonbury in the southwestern English county of Somerset.
Glastonbury Tor is a hill near Glastonbury in the English county of Somerset, topped by the roofless St Michael's Tower, a Grade I listed building.
Gloucestershire (formerly abbreviated as Gloucs. in print but now often as Glos.) is a county in South West England.
Gough's Cave is located in Cheddar Gorge on the Mendip Hills, in Cheddar, Somerset, England.
The Grade I listed buildings in Somerset, England, demonstrate the history and diversity of its architecture.
A grammar school is one of several different types of school in the history of education in the United Kingdom and other English-speaking countries, originally a school teaching Latin, but more recently an academically-oriented secondary school, differentiated in recent years from less academic Secondary Modern Schools.
The Great Western Railway (GWR) was a British railway company that linked London with the south-west and west of England, the Midlands, and most of Wales.
First Greater Western Limited, trading as Great Western Railway (GWR), is a British train operating company owned by FirstGroup that operates the Greater Western railway franchise.
A green belt or greenbelt is a policy and land use designation used in land use planning to retain areas of largely undeveloped, wild, or agricultural land surrounding or neighbouring urban areas.
The Green Gathering, formerly known as the Big Green Gathering is a festival with an environmental and social justice focus, including workshops and talks on permaculture, politics, ecology and crafts, as well as art, live music and spoken word performances.
Gustav Theodore Holst (born Gustavus Theodore von Holst; 21 September 1874 – 25 May 1934) was an English composer, arranger and teacher.
In ecology, a habitat is the type of natural environment in which a particular species of organism lives.
Halsway Manor (also known as Halsway Court) is a manor house in Halsway, Somerset.
Halswell House is a Grade I listed country house in Goathurst, Somerset, England.
Hampshire (abbreviated Hants) is a county on the southern coast of England in the United Kingdom.
Hamstone is the name given to a honey-coloured building stone from Ham Hill, Somerset, England.
Hans Price (1835–1912) was the architect responsible for much of the development of Weston-super-Mare, in North Somerset, England, during the Victorian era.
Hazlegrove Preparatory School is a non-selective co-educational preparatory school at Sparkford, Somerset in the south west of England.
Healthcare in Somerset is now the responsibility of three Clinical Commissioning Groups covering Somerset, North Somerset and Bath and North East Somerset.
The Heart of Wessex Line, also known as the Bristol to Weymouth Line, is a railway line that runs from to to Weymouth in England.
Heart West Country is a regional radio station owned and operated by Global Radio as part of the Heart network, broadcasting to Bristol and Somerset 7 hours a day, and the rest from London.
There are three related types of Neolithic earthwork that are all sometimes loosely called henges.
A heritage railway is a railway operated as living history to re-create or preserve railway scenes of the past.
The Herschel Museum of Astronomy at 19 New King Street, Bath, England, is a museum that was inaugurated in 1981.
A hillfort is a type of earthworks used as a fortified refuge or defended settlement, located to exploit a rise in elevation for defensive advantage.
Hinkley Point is a headland on the Bristol Channel coast of Somerset, England, north of Bridgwater and west of Burnham-on-Sea, close to the mouth of the River Parrett.
Hinkley Point A nuclear power station is a decommissioned Magnox Nuclear power station located on a site in Somerset on the Bristol Channel coast, west of the River Parrett estuary.
Hinkley Point B is a nuclear power station near Bridgwater, Somerset, on the Bristol Channel coast of south west England.
Hinkley Point C nuclear power station (HPC) is a project to construct a 3,200 MWe nuclear power station with two EPR reactors in Somerset, England.
The historic counties of England are areas that were established for administration by the Normans, in many cases based on earlier kingdoms and shires created by the Anglo-Saxons and others.
Anglo-Saxon England was early medieval England, existing from the 5th to the 11th century from the end of Roman Britain until the Norman conquest in 1066.
Her Majesty's Prison Belmarsh is a Category A men's prison in Thamesmead, south-east London, England.
HMP Shepton Mallet, sometimes known as Cornhill, is a former prison located in Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England.
Holnicote (pronounced "Hunnicutt") in the parish of Selworthy, West Somerset, England, is a historic estate consisting of 12,420 acres (5,026 hectares) of land, much situated within the Exmoor National Park.
The Holy Grail is a vessel that serves as an important motif in Arthurian literature.
The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
A hundred is an administrative division that is geographically part of a larger region.
Ian Richard Peregrine Liddell-Grainger (born 23 February 1959) is a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom.
Ilchester is a village and civil parish, situated on the River Yeo or Ivel, five miles north of Yeovil, in the English county of Somerset.
The Ilchester Cheese Company is a cheese company based in Ilchester, Somerset.
Ilfracombe is a seaside resort and civil parish on the North Devon coast, England, with a small harbour surrounded by cliffs.
Ilminster is a town and civil parish in the countryside of south west Somerset, England, with a population of 5,808.
Incendiary weapons, incendiary devices or incendiary bombs are weapons designed to start fires or destroy sensitive equipment using fire (and sometimes used as anti-personnel weaponry), that use materials such as napalm, thermite, magnesium powder, chlorine trifluoride, or white phosphorus.
In the United Kingdom, independent schools (also private schools) are fee-paying private schools, governed by an elected board of governors and independent of many of the regulations and conditions that apply to state-funded schools.
Indigenous peoples, also known as first peoples, aboriginal peoples or native peoples, are ethnic groups who are the pre-colonial original inhabitants of a given region, in contrast to groups that have settled, occupied or colonized the area more recently.
The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.
Ine was King of Wessex from 688 to 726.
An Infant school is a term used primarily in England and Wales.
The Infrastructure Planning Commission (IPC) was a non-departmental public body responsible for the examining and in certain circumstances the decision making body for proposed nationally significant infrastructure projects in England and Wales.
Into Somerset was an inward investment agency for the county of Somerset, England.
The Iron Age is the final epoch of the three-age system, preceded by the Stone Age (Neolithic) and the Bronze Age.
ITV Wales and West, previously known as HTV, refers to the Independent Television franchise area until 31 December 2013, licensed to a broadcaster by the regulator Ofcom.
Jacob William Rees-Mogg (born 24 May 1969) is a British politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for North East Somerset since 2010.
James Stephen Heappey (born 30 January 1981) is a British Conservative Party politician.
The Jane Austen Centre at 40 Gay Street in Bath, Somerset, England, is a permanent exhibition which tells the story of Jane Austen's Bath experience – the effect that visiting and living in the city had on her and her writing.
John Billingsley (1747–1811) was an agricultural pioneer in 18th century Somerset, England.
John Cowper Powys (8 October 187217 June 1963) was a British philosopher, lecturer, novelist, literary critic, and poet.
John David Penrose (born 22 June 1964) is the Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for Weston-super-Mare who was first elected in 2005.
John Wesley (2 March 1791) was an English cleric and theologian who, with his brother Charles and fellow cleric George Whitefield, founded Methodism.
Joseph of Arimathea was, according to all four canonical Christian Gospels, the man who assumed responsibility for the burial of Jesus after his crucifixion.
A Junior school is a type of school which provides primary education to children, often in the age range from 8 and 13, following attendance at Infant school which covers the age range 5–7.
Karst is a topography formed from the dissolution of soluble rocks such as limestone, dolomite, and gypsum.
The Kennet and Avon Canal is a waterway in southern England with an overall length of, made up of two lengths of navigable river linked by a canal.
King Arthur is a legendary British leader who, according to medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the late 5th and early 6th centuries.
King Edward's School (KES), Bath, Somerset, England is an independent co-educational day school providing education for 1016 pupils aged 3 to 18.
King John's Hunting Lodge is a wool-merchant's house built in Axbridge, a town in the English county of Somerset.
King's College is an independent coeducational secondary day and boarding school in Taunton, Somerset, England.
King's Bruton is an independent fully co-educational secondary day and boarding school based in Bruton, Somerset, England.
King's Sedgemoor Drain is an artificial drainage channel which diverts the River Cary in Somerset, England along the southern flank of the Polden Hills, to discharge into the River Parrett at Dunball near Bridgwater.
Kingswood School, referred to as 'Kingswood', is an independent day and boarding school located in Bath, Somerset, England.
Langport is a small town and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated west of Somerton in the South Somerset district.
Legio secunda Augusta ("Augustus' Second Legion") was a legion of the Imperial Roman army that was founded during the late Roman republic.
Liam Fox (born 22 September 1961) is a British politician of the Conservative Party serving as Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade since 2016.
The Liberal Democrats (often referred to as Lib Dems) are a liberal British political party, formed in 1988 as a merger of the Liberal Party and the Social Democratic Party (SDP), a splinter group from the Labour Party, which had formed the SDP–Liberal Alliance from 1981.
Light industry is industries that usually are less capital-intensive than heavy industry and is more consumer-oriented than business-oriented, as it typically produces smaller consumer goods.
Lime mortar is composed of lime and an aggregate such as sand, mixed with water.
Limestone is a sedimentary rock, composed mainly of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, forams and molluscs.
List of the 326 districts of England (English Municipalities) by population, estimated figures for from the Office for National Statistics.
The Office of High Sheriff of Somerset, until 1974 called Sheriff of Somerset, is an ancient shrievalty which has been in existence for over one thousand years.
This is a list of hills in Somerset.
There are newspapers distributed nationally in the United Kingdom and some in Scotland only, and others serving a smaller area.
This is a list of the Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) in Somerset, England, United Kingdom.
This is a list of visitor attractions in the English county of Somerset.
A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.
Local education authorities (LEAs) are the local councils in England and Wales that are responsible for education within their jurisdiction.
The London and South Western Railway (LSWR) was a railway company in England from 1838 to 1922.
This is an incomplete list of people who have served as Lord Lieutenant of Somerset.
The Low Ham Roman Villa was a Roman courtyard villa located near Low Ham in the civil parish of High Ham in the English county of Somerset.
A low-pressure area, low, or depression, is a region on the topographic map where the atmospheric pressure is lower than that of surrounding locations.
Lundy is the largest island in the Bristol Channel.
Lyme Regis is a town in West Dorset, England, west of Dorchester and east of Exeter.
The M5 is a motorway in England linking the Midlands and the South West.
Marcus John Hudson Fysh (born 1970) is a British Conservative Party politician.
A marsh is a wetland that is dominated by herbaceous rather than woody plant species.
Marston Bigot is a small village near Nunney and south of Frome in Somerset, England.
The Matter of Britain is the body of Medieval literature and legendary material associated with Great Britain, and sometimes Brittany, and the legendary kings and heroes associated with it, particularly King Arthur.
Mendip is a local government district of Somerset in England.
The Mendip Hills (commonly called the Mendips) is a range of limestone hills to the south of Bristol and Bath in Somerset, England.
Mendip Rail Ltd is an independent freight operating railway company in Great Britain.
The Mendip Times is a monthly magazine, distributed free of charge in the Mendip Hills and surrounding areas of Somerset, England.
In Old World archaeology, Mesolithic (Greek: μέσος, mesos "middle"; λίθος, lithos "stone") is the period between the Upper Paleolithic and the Neolithic.
Methodism or the Methodist movement is a group of historically related denominations of Protestant Christianity which derive their inspiration from the life and teachings of John Wesley, an Anglican minister in England.
Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties are one of the four levels of subdivisions of England used for the purposes of local government outside Greater London and the Isles of Scilly.
In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
A middle school (also known as intermediate school or junior high school) is an educational stage which exists in some countries, providing education between primary school and secondary school.
The Midland Railway (MR) was a railway company in the United Kingdom from 1844 to 1922, when it became part of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway.
Millfield is a co-educational independent (i.e. fee-paying) school for pupils aged 13–18 years based in Street, Somerset, England.
Minehead is a coastal town and civil parish in Somerset, England.
The Ministry of Defence (MoD or MOD) is the British government department responsible for implementing the defence policy set by Her Majesty's Government and is the headquarters of the British Armed Forces.
Mixed-sex education, also known as mixed-gender education, co-education or coeducation (abbreviated to co-ed or coed), is a system of education where males and females are educated together.
Monkton Combe School is an independent boarding and day school of the British public school tradition, near Bath, England.
The Monmouth Rebellion, also known as The Revolt of the West or The West Country rebellion, was an attempt to overthrow James II, the Duke of York.
Montacute is a small village and civil parish in Somerset, England, west of Yeovil.
Montacute House is a late Elizabethan mansion with garden in Montacute, South Somerset.
Moorland or moor is a type of habitat found in upland areas in temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands and montane grasslands and shrublands biomes, characterised by low-growing vegetation on acidic soils.
Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc, trading as Morrisons, is the fourth largest chain of supermarkets in the United Kingdom, and is headquartered in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England.
A motto (derived from the Latin muttum, 'mutter', by way of Italian motto, 'word', 'sentence') is a maxim; a phrase meant to formally summarize the general motivation or intention of an individual, family, social group or organization.
Muchelney Abbey is an English Heritage property in the village of Muchelney in the Somerset Levels, England.
The Museum of Bath Architecture (formerly known as the Building of Bath Museum and the Building of Bath Collection) in Bath, Somerset, England, occupies the Countess of Huntingdon's Chapel, where it provides exhibits that explain the building of the Georgian era city during the 18th century.
The Museum of Somerset is located in the 12th century great hall of Taunton Castle, in Taunton in the county of Somerset, England.
Nailsea is a town in the unitary authority of North Somerset in the ceremonial county of Somerset, England, approximately southwest of Bristol and about northeast of the seaside resort of Weston-super-Mare.
The National League is an association football league in England consisting of three divisions, the National League, National League North and National League South.
National nature reserves in England are designated by Natural England as key places for wildlife and natural features in England.
A national park is a park in use for conservation purposes.
The National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which created the National Parks Commission which later became the Countryside Commission and then the Countryside Agency, which became Natural England when it merged with English Nature in 2006.
The National Trust, formally the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, is a conservation organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and the largest membership organisation in the United Kingdom.
The Neolithic was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 10,200 BC, according to the ASPRO chronology, in some parts of Western Asia, and later in other parts of the world and ending between 4500 and 2000 BC.
Nether Stowey is a large village in the Sedgemoor district of Somerset, South West England.
Newbury Manor School, formerly Farleigh College, is a mainly residential special school for pupils with Asperger syndrome, situated at Newbury, near Mells, seven miles from Frome, in the English county of Somerset.
Newton St Loe is a small Somerset village and civil parish located between Bath and Bristol in England.
Nuclear New Build Generation Company (NNB GenCo) is a subsidiary created by EDF Energy to build and then operate two new nuclear power stations in the United Kingdom.
Normalair Garrett Limited (NGL), or Normalair, was a British manufacturing company based in Yeovil, Somerset, England, which manufactured high altitude life support equipment for the aerospace industry.
The Norman conquest of England (in Britain, often called the Norman Conquest or the Conquest) was the 11th-century invasion and occupation of England by an army of Norman, Breton, Flemish and French soldiers led by Duke William II of Normandy, later styled William the Conqueror.
The Normandy landings were the landing operations on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II.
North Curry is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated east of Taunton in the Taunton Deane district.
North East Somerset is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since its 2010 creation by Jacob Rees-Mogg, a Conservative.
North Petherton is a small town and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated on the edge of the eastern foothills of the Quantocks, and close to the edge of the Somerset Levels.
North Somerset is a unitary authority area in England.
North Somerset is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by Liam Fox, a Conservative who has served as Secretary of State for International Trade, a new position in the Cabinet, since 13 July 2016.
The North Somerset Levels is a coastal plain, an expanse of low-lying flat ground, which occupies an area between Weston-super-Mare and Bristol in North Somerset, England.
Norton Fitzwarren is a village, electoral ward, and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated north west of Taunton in the Taunton Deane district.
Nuclear power is the use of nuclear reactions that release nuclear energy to generate heat, which most frequently is then used in steam turbines to produce electricity in a nuclear power plant.
Nunney Castle is a medieval castle at Nunney in the English county of Somerset.
Oswald Stevens Nock (21 January 1905 – 29 September 1994), nicknamed Ossie, was a British railway signal engineer and senior manager at the Westinghouse company; he is well known for his prodigious output of popularist publications on railway subjects, including over 100 books, as well as a large number of more technical works on locomotive performance.
An obelisk (from ὀβελίσκος obeliskos; diminutive of ὀβελός obelos, "spit, nail, pointed pillar") is a tall, four-sided, narrow tapering monument which ends in a pyramid-like shape or pyramidion at the top.
Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.
Oolite or oölite (egg stone) is a sedimentary rock formed from ooids, spherical grains composed of concentric layers.
The Order of Saint Benedict (OSB; Latin: Ordo Sancti Benedicti), also known as the Black Monksin reference to the colour of its members' habitsis a Catholic religious order of independent monastic communities that observe the Rule of Saint Benedict.
Ordnance Survey (OS) is a national mapping agency in the United Kingdom which covers the island of Great Britain.
An outlet store, factory outlet or factory shop is a brick and mortar or online store in which manufacturers sell their stock directly to the public, cutting out the middle-men.
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to England: England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
A paddle steamer is a steamship or riverboat powered by a steam engine that drives paddle wheels to propel the craft through the water.
The Pagans Hill Roman Temple was a Romano-British-style temple (Romano-Celtic temple) excavated on Pagans Hill at Chew Stoke in the English county of Somerset.
The Paleolithic or Palaeolithic is a period in human prehistory distinguished by the original development of stone tools that covers c. 95% of human technological prehistory.
A parish council is a civil local authority found in England and is the first tier of local government.
A parish meeting, in England, is a meeting to which all the electors in a civil parish are entitled to attend.
Paulton is a large village and civil parish, with a population of 5,302, located to the north of the Mendip Hills, in the unitary authority of Bath and North East Somerset (BANES), England.
Peat, also called turf, is an accumulation of partially decayed vegetation or organic matter that is unique to natural areas called peatlands, bogs, mires, moors, or muskegs.
Pen Hill forms part of the Mendip Hills plateau in Somerset, England.
Pilton is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated on the A361 road in the Mendip district, 3 miles (5 km) south-west of Shepton Mallet and 6 miles (10 km) east of Glastonbury.
A pitched battle or set piece battle is a battle in which both sides choose the fighting location and time.
In geology and physical geography a plateau (or; plural plateaus or plateaux),is also called a high plain or a tableland, it is an area of a highland, usually consisting of relatively flat terrain that is raised significantly above the surrounding area, often with one or more sides with steep slopes.
The Polden Hills in Somerset, England are a long, low ridge, extending for, and separated from the Mendip Hills, to which they are nearly parallel, by a marshy tract, known as the Somerset Levels.
Pollarding, a pruning system involving the removal of the upper branches of a tree, promotes a dense head of foliage and branches.
In biology or human geography, population growth is the increase in the number of individuals in a population.
The Port of Bristol comprises the commercial, and former commercial, docks situated in and near the city of Bristol in England.
Portishead is a coastal town on the Severn Estuary, close to Bristol, but within the unitary authority of North Somerset, which falls within the ceremonial county of Somerset, England.
Portland cement is the most common type of cement in general use around the world as a basic ingredient of concrete, mortar, stucco, and non-specialty grout.
Several species of humans have intermittently occupied Britain for almost a million years.
A preparatory school (or, shortened: prep school) in the United Kingdom is a selective, fee-charging independent primary school that caters primarily for children up to approximately the age of 13.
Prior Park College is a mixed Roman Catholic public school for both day and boarding students.
Prior Park Landscape Garden surrounding the Prior Park estate south of Bath, Somerset, England, was designed in the 18th century by the poet Alexander Pope and the landscape gardener Capability Brown, and is now owned by the National Trust.
Protected areas or conservation areas are locations which receive protection because of their recognized natural, ecological or cultural values.
A public school in England and Wales is a long-established, student-selective, fee-charging independent secondary school that caters primarily for children aged between 11 or 13 and 18, and whose head teacher is a member of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference (HMC).
Puriton is a village and parish at the westerly end of the Polden Hills, in the Sedgemoor district of Somerset, England.
Quakers (or Friends) are members of a historically Christian group of religious movements formally known as the Religious Society of Friends or Friends Church.
The Quantock Hills is a range of hills west of Bridgwater in Somerset, England.
The Mendip Hills, (Mendips) in northern Somerset, are the most southerly Carboniferous Limestone uplands in Britain.
Queen's College is a co-educational independent school located in Taunton, the county town of Somerset, England.
Radstock is a town in Somerset, England, south west of Bath, and north west of Frome.
Radstock Museum in Radstock, Somerset, England has a range of exhibits which offer an insight into North Somerset life since the nineteenth century.
Railway electrification in Great Britain began during the late 19th century.
The Railways Act 1921 (c. 55), also known as the Grouping Act, was an Act of Parliament enacted by the British government and intended to stem the losses being made by many of the country's 120 railway companies, move the railways away from internal competition and retain some of the benefits which the country had derived from a government-controlled railway during and after the Great War of 1914–1918.
Ralph Allen (1693 – 29 June 1764) was an entrepreneur and philanthropist, and was notable for his reforms to the British postal system.
The Reading–Taunton line is a major branch of the Great Western Main Line from which it diverges at Reading railway station.
Rebecca Faye Clark, known as Rebecca Pow, (born 10 October 1960) is a British Conservative Party politician.
The Recreation Ground (commonly the Rec) is a large open space in the centre of Bath, England, next to the River Avon, which is available to be used by permission from the Recreation Ground Trust for recreational purposes by the public at large but particularly the people of Bath and surrounding areas.
Richard Huish College is named after benefactor Richard Huish, a Taunton wool merchant from the 17th century who made his fortune in London.
The River Avon is an English river in the south west of the country.
The River Axe is a river in South West England.
The River Brue originates in the parish of Brewham in Somerset, England, and reaches the sea some west at Burnham-on-Sea.
The River Cary is a river in Somerset, England.
The River Chew is a small river in England.
The River Huntspill (or Huntspill River) is an artificial river, in the Somerset Levels, in the Sedgemoor district of Somerset, England.
The River Isle (also known as the River Ile) flows from its source near Combe St Nicholas, through Somerset, England and discharges into the River Parrett south of Langport near Midelney.
The River Parrett flows through the counties of Dorset and Somerset in South West England, from its source in the Thorney Mills springs in the hills around Chedington in Dorset.
The River Sheppey has its source in a group of springs west of the village of Doulting, near Shepton Mallet in Somerset, England.
The River Somer is a small river in Somerset, England.
The River Tone is a river in the English county of Somerset.
Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton, or RNAS Yeovilton, (HMS Heron) is an airfield of the Royal Navy and British Army, sited a few miles north of Yeovil, somerset, just off the Dorset border.
A rock festival, often considered synonymous with pop festival, is a large-scale rock music concert, featuring multiple acts performing an often diverse range of popular music including rock, pop, folk, electronic, and related genres.
Royal Ordnance Factory (ROF) Bridgwater was a factory between the villages of Puriton and Woolavington in the Sedgemoor district of Somerset, UK that produced high explosives for munitions.
The Roman Baths complex is a site of historical interest in the English city of Bath.
Roman Britain (Britannia or, later, Britanniae, "the Britains") was the area of the island of Great Britain that was governed by the Roman Empire, from 43 to 410 AD.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Clifton is a Roman Catholic diocese centred on the Cathedral Church of Saints Peter and Paul in Clifton, England.
The Roman Empire (Imperium Rōmānum,; Koine and Medieval Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, tr.) was the post-Roman Republic period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government headed by emperors and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa and Asia.
Roman roads in Britannia were initially designed for military use, created by the Roman Army during the nearly four centuries (43 – 410 AD) that Britannia was a province of the Roman Empire.
Roundheads were supporters of the Parliament of England during the English Civil War.
The Royal Bath and West of England Society is a charitable society founded in 1777 to promote and improve agriculture and related activities around the West Country of England.
Royal Ordnance Factories (ROFs) was the collective name of the UK government's munitions factories in and after World War II.
The Royal Portbury Dock is part of the Port of Bristol, in England.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (21 October 177225 July 1834) was an English poet, literary critic, philosopher and theologian who, with his friend William Wordsworth, was a founder of the Romantic Movement in England and a member of the Lake Poets.
Sand Bay is a strip of coast in North Somerset bordered to the south by Worlebury Hill and to the north by Middle Hope and Sand Point.
Sand Point in Somerset, England, is the peninsula stretching out from Middle Hope, an biological and geological Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Sandstone is a clastic sedimentary rock composed mainly of sand-sized (0.0625 to 2 mm) mineral particles or rock fragments.
In the United Kingdom, a scheduled monument is a "nationally important" archaeological site or historic building, given protection against unauthorised change.
Fred Wedlock Scrumpy and Western refers humorously to music from England's West Country that fuses comical folk-style songs, often full of double entendre, with affectionate parodies of more mainstream musical genres, all delivered in the local accent/dialect.
A secondary modern school is a type of secondary school that existed throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland, from 1944 until the 1970s under the Tripartite System and still persist in Northern Ireland, where they are usually referred to simply as Secondary schools, and in areas of England, such as Buckinghamshire (where they are referred to as community schools), Lincolnshire, Wirral Medway and Kent where they are called high schools.
Sedgemoor is a low-lying area of land in Somerset, England.
The Severn Barrage refers to a range of ideas for building a barrage from the English coast to the Welsh coast over the Severn tidal estuary.
The Severn Estuary (Môr Hafren) is the estuary of the River Severn, the longest river in Great Britain.
Sexey's School is a state boarding school in Bruton, Somerset, England that also takes some day pupils from the surrounding area.
Shepperton Studios is a film studio located in Shepperton, Surrey, England with a history dating back to 1931.
Shepton Mallet is a town and civil parish in the Mendip district of Somerset in South West England.
A show cave — also called tourist cave, public cave, and in the United States, commercial cave — is a cave which has been made accessible to the public for guided visits.
Sidcot School is a British co-educational independent school for boarding and day pupils, associated with the Religious Society of Friends.
The sieges of Taunton were a series of three blockades during the First English Civil War.
A sixth form college is an educational institution in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Belize, the Caribbean, Malta, Norway, Brunei, and Malaysia, among others, where students aged 16 to 19 typically study for advanced school-level qualifications, such as A-levels, Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC) and the International Baccalaureate Diploma, or school-level qualifications such as General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) examinations.
The Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway – almost always referred to as "the S&D" – was an English railway line connecting Bath in north east Somerset and Bournemouth now in south east Dorset but then in Hampshire, with a branch from Evercreech Junction to Burnham-on-Sea and Bridgwater.
The Somerset Coal Canal (originally known as the Somersetshire Coal Canal) was a narrow canal in England, built around 1800.
The Somerset Coalfield in northern Somerset, England is an area where coal was mined from the 15th century until 1973.
Bridgwater and Taunton College is a community college based in Taunton, in the county of Somerset, England.
Somerset County Council (established in 1889) is the county council of Somerset in the South West of England, an elected local government authority responsible for the most significant local government services in most of the county.
Somerset County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
The Somerset County Gazette is a weekly tabloid newspaper in Somerset, England.
The Somerset Levels are a coastal plain and wetland area of Somerset, South West England, running south from the Mendips to the Blackdown Hills.
The Somerset Light Infantry (Prince Albert's) was a light infantry infantry regiment of the British Army, which served under various titles from 1685 to 1959.
The Somerset Rural Life Museum is situated in Glastonbury, Somerset, UK.
The Somerset towers are a collection of distinctive, mostly spireless Gothic church towers in the county of Somerset in south west England.
Somerset West and Taunton will be a local government district in Somerset, England.
Somerton is a town and civil parish in the English county of Somerset.
Somerton and Frome is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2015 by David Warburton of the Conservative Party.
South Somerset is a local government district in Somerset, England.
South West England is one of nine official regions of England.
South West England is a constituency of the European Parliament.
The South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) is the organisation responsible for providing ambulance services for the National Health Service (NHS) across South West England (the counties and unitary authorities of Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, North Somerset, the Isles of Scilly, Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Wiltshire).
South Western Railway (SWR) is an English train operating company owned by FirstGroup (70%) and MTR Corporation (30%) that operates the South Western franchise.
In Commonwealth countries, Special Educational Needs (SEN or SEND) is school education focusing on students primarily with learning difficulties or disability.
The specialist schools programme was a UK government initiative which encouraged secondary schools in England to specialise in certain areas of the curriculum to boost achievement.
The Stanton Drew stone circles are just outside the village of Stanton Drew in the English county of Somerset.
State schools (also known as public schools outside England and Wales)In England and Wales, some independent schools for 13- to 18-year-olds are known as 'public schools'.
A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.
Steep Holm (Ynys Rhonech, Old English: Ronech and later Steopanreolice) is an English island lying in the Bristol Channel.
Stembridge Tower Mill in High Ham, Somerset, England, is the last remaining thatched windmill in England.
Stratton-on-the-Fosse is a village and civil parish located on the edge of the Mendip Hills, south-west of Westfield, north-east of Shepton Mallet, and from Frome, in Somerset, England.
Street is a large village and civil parish in the county of Somerset, England.
Strode College is a tertiary institution and further education college situated in Street, Somerset, England.
The Sumorsaete were an Anglo-Saxon group living in what is now Somerset, presumably around the town of Somerton.
Sunny Delight, marketed as SunnyD in some regions, is an orange colored drink developed by Doric Foods of Mount Dora, Florida in 1963.
The Sweet Track is an ancient causeway in the Somerset Levels, England.
Taunton is a large regional town in Somerset, England.
Taunton Deane is a local government district with borough status in Somerset, England.
Taunton Deane is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament by Rebecca Pow of the Conservative Party.
Taunton Racecourse is a thoroughbred horse racing venue located in Orchard Portman, two miles south of Taunton, Somerset, England.
Taunton School is a co-educational independent school in the county town of Taunton in Somerset in South West England.
The Taunton Stop Line was a World War II defensive line in south west England.
In geography, the temperate or tepid climates of Earth occur in the middle latitudes, which span between the tropics and the polar regions of Earth.
Templecombe is a village in Somerset, England, situated on the A357 road five miles south of Wincanton, twelve miles east of Yeovil, and 30 miles west of Salisbury.
Thales Underwater Systems (TUS), formerly known as Thomson Marconi Sonar, is an international defence manufacturer specialising in sonar systems for submarines, surface warships, and aircraft as well as communications masts and systems for submarines.
Thankful Villages (also known as Blessed Villages) are settlements in England and Wales from which all their members of the armed forces survived World War I. The term Thankful Village was popularised by the writer Arthur Mee in the 1930s.
Thatchers Cider is a family-owned cider maker in Sandford, North Somerset, England.
The Blue School is a coeducational, secondary school located in Wells, Somerset, England.
The Breeze (formerly Ivel FM and Midwest Radio) is a United Kingdom radio station that broadcasts on 105.6 & 106.6 FM to Yeovil, South Somerset and West Dorset and is part of The Breeze network of stations.
The Helicopter Museum in Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, England, is a museum featuring a collection of more than 80 helicopters and autogyros from around the world, both civilian and military.
The Railway Magazine is a monthly British railway magazine, aimed at the railway enthusiast market, that has been published in London since July 1897.
The Weston, Worle & Somerset Mercury is a weekly paid for newspaper that covers Weston-super-Mare and the surrounding areas of Somerset and North Somerset in England.
The Wurzels are a Scrumpy and Western band from Somerset, England, best known for their number one hit "The Combine Harvester" and number three hit "I Am A Cider Drinker" in 1976.
Thoroughbred horse racing is a worldwide sport and industry involving the racing of Thoroughbred horses.
Three-tier education refers to those structures of schooling, which exist in some parts of England, where pupils are taught in three distinct school types.
The tidal range is the vertical difference between the high tide and the succeeding low tide.
Tintinhull Garden, located in Tintinhull, near Yeovil in the English county of Somerset, is a small 20th century Arts and Crafts garden surrounding a 17th-century Grade I listed house.
Torr Works quarry, is a limestone quarry at East Cranmore, near Shepton Mallet on the Mendip Hills, Somerset, England.
The Village Pump Festival is a folk music festival that takes place near Trowbridge.
Turnpike trusts were bodies set up by individual acts of Parliament, with powers to collect road tolls for maintaining the principal roads in Britain from the 17th but especially during the 18th and 19th centuries.
Tyntesfield is a Victorian Gothic Revival house and estate near Wraxall, North Somerset, England.
A unitary authority is a type of local authority that has a single tier and is responsible for all local government functions within its area or performs additional functions which elsewhere in the relevant country are usually performed by national government or a higher level of sub-national government.
A nationwide census, known as Census 2001, was conducted in the United Kingdom on Sunday, 29 April 2001.
The 2017 United Kingdom general election took place on Thursday 8 June, having been announced just under two months earlier by Prime Minister Theresa May on 18 April 2017 after it was discussed at cabinet.
The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) is the UK's agency for providing hydrographic and marine geospatial data to mariners and maritime organisations across the world.
University Centre Weston, also known as UCW, is a university centre based in the town of Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England.
The University of Bath is a public university located in Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom.
In England, an unparished area is an area that is not covered by a civil parish (a small administrative division of local government, not to be confused with an ecclesiastical parish).
Uphill is a village in the civil parish of Weston-super-Mare in North Somerset, England, at the southern edge of the town, on the Bristol Channel coast.
Upper schools tend to be schools within secondary education.
A valley is a low area between hills or mountains often with a river running through it.
Vespasian (Titus Flavius Vespasianus;Classical Latin spelling and reconstructed Classical Latin pronunciation: Vespasian was from an equestrian family that rose into the senatorial rank under the Julio–Claudian emperors. Although he fulfilled the standard succession of public offices and held the consulship in AD 51, Vespasian's renown came from his military success; he was legate of Legio II ''Augusta'' during the Roman invasion of Britain in 43 and subjugated Judaea during the Jewish rebellion of 66. While Vespasian besieged Jerusalem during the Jewish rebellion, emperor Nero committed suicide and plunged Rome into a year of civil war known as the Year of the Four Emperors. After Galba and Otho perished in quick succession, Vitellius became emperor in April 69. The Roman legions of Roman Egypt and Judaea reacted by declaring Vespasian, their commander, emperor on 1 July 69. In his bid for imperial power, Vespasian joined forces with Mucianus, the governor of Syria, and Primus, a general in Pannonia, leaving his son Titus to command the besieging forces at Jerusalem. Primus and Mucianus led the Flavian forces against Vitellius, while Vespasian took control of Egypt. On 20 December 69, Vitellius was defeated, and the following day Vespasian was declared emperor by the Senate. Vespasian dated his tribunician years from 1 July, substituting the acts of Rome's Senate and people as the legal basis for his appointment with the declaration of his legions, and transforming his legions into an electoral college. Little information survives about the government during Vespasian's ten-year rule. He reformed the financial system of Rome after the campaign against Judaea ended successfully, and initiated several ambitious construction projects, including the building of the Flavian Amphitheatre, better known today as the Roman Colosseum. In reaction to the events of 68–69, Vespasian forced through an improvement in army discipline. Through his general Agricola, Vespasian increased imperial expansion in Britain. After his death in 79, he was succeeded by his eldest son Titus, thus becoming the first Roman emperor to be directly succeeded by his own natural son and establishing the Flavian dynasty.
The Victoria History of the Counties of England, commonly known as the Victoria County History or the VCH, is an English history project which began in 1899 and was dedicated to Queen Victoria with the aim of creating an encyclopaedic history of each of the historic counties of England.
Vikings (Old English: wicing—"pirate", Danish and vikinger; Swedish and vikingar; víkingar, from Old Norse) were Norse seafarers, mainly speaking the Old Norse language, who raided and traded from their Northern European homelands across wide areas of northern, central, eastern and western Europe, during the late 8th to late 11th centuries.
Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.
Washford is a village on the Washford River in the civil parish of Old Cleeve, Somerset, England.
Watchet is a harbour town, civil parish and electoral ward in the English county of Somerset, with a population of 3,785.
Weaving is a method of textile production in which two distinct sets of yarns or threads are interlaced at right angles to form a fabric or cloth.
The Wellington Monument is a triangular obelisk located on a point of the Blackdown Hills, south of Wellington in the English county of Somerset.
Wellington is a small town in rural Somerset, England, situated south west of Taunton in the Taunton Deane district, near the border with Devon, which runs along the Blackdown Hills to the south of the town.
The Wellow Brook is a small river in Somerset, England.
Wells is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2015 by James Heappey of the Conservative Party.
The Cathedral Church of Saint Andrew, commonly known as Wells Cathedral, is an Anglican cathedral in the city of Wells, Somerset.
Wells Cathedral School is a co-educational independent school located in Wells, Somerset, England.
Wells is a cathedral city and civil parish in the Mendip district of Somerset, on the southern edge of the Mendip Hills.
Wembley Stadium is a football stadium in Wembley, London, England, which opened in 2007, on the site of the original Wembley Stadium, which was demolished from 2002–2003.
Wera Benedicta Hobhouse (née von Reden; 8 February 1960) is a British Liberal Democrat politician.
Wessex (Westseaxna rīce, the "kingdom of the West Saxons") was an Anglo-Saxon kingdom in the south of Great Britain, from 519 until England was unified by Æthelstan in the early 10th century.
The West Country Carnival Circuits are an annual celebration featuring a parade of illuminated carts in the English West Country.
West Country English is one of the English language varieties and accents used by much of the native population of South West England, the area sometimes popularly known as the West Country.
The West of England line (also known as the West of England Main Line) is a British railway line from, Hampshire, to Exeter St Davids in Devon, England.
West Somerset is a local government district in the English county of Somerset.
The West Somerset Mineral Railway was a standard gauge line in Somerset, England.
The West Somerset Railway (WSR) is a heritage railway line in Somerset, England.
The Western Daily Press is a regional newspaper covering parts of South West England, mainly Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Somerset as well as the metropolitan areas of Bath and North East Somerset and the Bristol area.
Westfield is a settlement lying on the Fosse Way between Radstock and Midsomer Norton in Somerset, England.
The Westland Lynx is a British multi-purpose military helicopter designed and built by Westland Helicopters at its factory in Yeovil.
The Westland WS-61 Sea King is a British licence-built version of the American Sikorsky S-61 helicopter of the same name, built by Westland Helicopters.
Weston Bay is an inlet of the Bristol Channel in North Somerset, England.
Weston College of Further and Higher Education is a general college of further and higher education in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England.
The Weston, Clevedon and Portishead Light Railway (WCPR) was conceived and built initially as a tramway to link the three small North Somerset coastal towns of Weston-super-Mare, Clevedon and Portishead in the 1880s.
Weston-super-Mare is a seaside town in Somerset, England, on the Bristol Channel south west of Bristol between Worlebury Hill and Bleadon Hill.
Weston-super-Mare is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2005 by John Penrose, a Conservative.
Westonzoyland is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England.
The Westonzoyland Pumping Station Museum of Steam Power and Land Drainage is a small industrial heritage museum dedicated to steam powered machinery at Westonzoyland in the English county of Somerset.
The Westport Canal was built in the late 1830s to link Westport and Langport in Somerset, England.
A wetland is a land area that is saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally, such that it takes on the characteristics of a distinct ecosystem.
Weymouth railway station is the main railway station serving the town of Weymouth in Dorset, England (the other being Upwey station which is located north of the town centre).
White British is an ethnicity classification used in the 2011 United Kingdom Census.
William Wordsworth (7 April 1770 – 23 April 1850) was a major English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with their joint publication Lyrical Ballads (1798).
Williton is a large village and civil parish in Somerset, England.
Willows, also called sallows, and osiers, form the genus Salix, around 400 speciesMabberley, D.J. 1997.
The Willows and Wetlands Visitor Centre is situated at Stoke St Gregory, on the Somerset Levels, north east of Taunton, England.
Wiltshire is a county in South West England with an area of.
Wincanton Racecourse is a thoroughbred horse racing venue located in Wincanton, Somerset, England.
The Witenaġemot (Old English witena ġemōt,, modern English "meeting of wise men"), also known as the Witan (more properly the title of its members) was a political institution in Anglo-Saxon England which operated from before the 7th century until the 11th century.
Wiveliscombe is a small town and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated west of Taunton in the Taunton Deane district.
Woodspring Priory (originally Worsprynge or Worspring) is a former Augustinian priory.
Wookey Hole Caves are a series of limestone caverns, a show cave and tourist attraction in the village of Wookey Hole on the southern edge of the Mendip Hills near Wells in Somerset, England.
Woolavington is a village and civil parish on the Somerset Levels in the English county of Somerset.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
Yeo Valley is a family-owned farming and dairy company based in the village of Blagdon, in the Yeo Valley, and in Cannington, near Bridgwater, Somerset, England.
Yeovil is an English town and civil parish in the district of South Somerset, with a population of 45,000.
Yeovil is a county constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Yeovil College is a tertiary institution and further education college based in Yeovil, Somerset, England.
Yeovil Junction railway station is the busier of two railway stations serving the town of Yeovil in England.
Yeovil Town Football Club is a professional association football club based in the town of Yeovil, Somerset, England.
Yeovilton is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated east of Ilchester, north of Yeovil, in the South Somerset district.
Yogurt, yoghurt, or yoghourt (or; from yoğurt; other spellings listed below) is a food produced by bacterial fermentation of milk.
3 Commando Brigade is a commando formation of the British Armed Forces and the main manoeuvre formation of the Royal Marines.
The 8th millennium BC spanned the years 8000 through 7001 BC.
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