The local history of the historic county, organised by parish.
Local historyCovers the natural history of the county, some archaeological material, a chapter on Romano-British Somerset - including detailed coverage of Bath - the Somerset Domesday and the Geld Inquest.
Local historyThe histories of the parishes of Kingsbury (east), Pitney, Somerton and Tintinhull hundreds.
Local historyCovers the Crewkerne and South Petherton hundreds, and the village of Martock, all in the south of the county.
Local historyCovers the Hundred of Williton and Freemanors in the west of the county, on the slopes of Exmoor and the Brendon Hills. There is also coverage of one parish, Holford, of the Whitley Hundred.
Local historyAndersfield, Cannington, and North Petherton hundreds together occupy the Lower Parrett valley stretching from the Quantock ridge in the west to King's Sedgemoor in the east, and from the Bristol Channel in the north to the river Tone in the south.
Local historyThe history of the south-east corner of Somerset, comprising the outliers of Salisbury Plain on the east and part of a clay vale to the west.
Local historySomerset's Polden hills divide the county's central marshlands, Sedgemoor to the south and the Brue Valley to the north.
Local historyCovers the Glastonbury Twelve Hides hundred in the centre of the county, owned until the dissolution by the Abbey of Glastonbury. The abbey itself, and the town, are covered, along with surrounding parishes, including the large village of Street.
Ecclesiastical and religious history
Local historyA part-volume covering the religious houses of the county, including the cathedral of Wells and the Benedictine houses of Bath and Glastonbury.
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