Place:


Castle  Somerset

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Castle like this:

CASTLE, a hamlet adjacent to the river Brue, and to the Mid-Somerset railway, 3½ miles NNE of Glastonbury, in Somerset. It has an ancient cross; and an eminence adjoining it, called Castle Hill, was the site of an ancient stronghold.

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Castle through time

Castle is now part of Mendip district. Click here for graphs and data of how Mendip has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Castle itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Castle, in Mendip and Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/26051

Date accessed: 23rd January 2021


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