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The Parish Church at Martock, Somerset

Martock (22 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Somerset

(4.3 miles, 6.9 km, direction SW of Ilchester)

The interior of Martock's Ham-stone church is perhaps the grandest in all Somerset, the startling effect of the golden stone against the most lavishly decorated of the county's great tie-beam roofs is simply overwhelming...

Sherborne, Dorset.

Sherborne (111 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Dorset

(8.3 miles, 13.4 km, direction SE of Ilchester)

The softly glowing Ham stone of which most of the town properties are built, lends warmth and atmosphere to what is already a unique and attractive place...

Market day at Glastonbury

Glastonbury (103 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Somerset

(10.0 miles, 16.1 km, direction N of Ilchester)

This little town now enjoys world renown for its annual music festival which attracts thousands of visitors from all over the globe. None-the-less, this still remains very much a.....

Hardy's Dorset

Melbury Osmond (3 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Dorset

(10.2 miles, 16.4 km, direction S of Ilchester)

A long, winding lane, flanked by grassy banks covered in fern and wild flowers, leads to the picture postcard village of Melbury Osmond..

City of Wells

Wells (137 Pictures) in the county of Somerset

(14.2 miles, 22.9 km, direction N of Ilchester)

Wells, situated at the foot of the picturesque mendip hills, is most certainly one of England's most delightful cathedral cities...

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Lytes Cary Manor, June 2009

Lytes Cary Manor (42 Pictures)

(2.2 miles, 3.5 km, direction N)

Intimate manor house with Arts & Crafts-style garden. Tudor great hall and 14th-century chapel, this was home to medieval.....

Fleet Air Arm Museum, Somerset

Fleet Air Arm Museum (3 Pictures)

(2.2 miles, 3.6 km, direction E)

The Fleet Air Arm Museum houses Europe's largest Naval aviation collection. Go on-board Concorde and be transported by a.....

Montacute House

Montacute House (68 Pictures)

(3.9 miles, 6.3 km, direction S)

This is one of the most glittering of all the great Elizabethan mansions in England. It is built of glowing honey-coloured Ham.....

Barrington Court, Somerset

Barrington Court (49 Pictures)

(8.4 miles, 13.5 km, direction W)

Barrington Court is an attractive 16th-century house built in the engaging "E" shaped style of the period in mellow Ham Hill.....

Sherborne Old Castle

Sherborne Castle (80 Pictures)

(8.8 miles, 14.2 km, direction SE)

Many fascinating tales remain from the time when Sherborne Castle was lived in by Sir Walter Raleigh, a favourite of Elizabeth I......

Sherborne Abbey at night

Sherborne Abbey (7 Pictures)

(9.0 miles, 14.4 km, direction SE)

Without doubt this magnificent Abbey built centuries ago of creamy Ham stone ranks amongst the finest Abbey churches anywhere in.....

Chalice Well Entrance

The Chalice Well Gardens (11 Pictures)

(9.7 miles, 15.5 km, direction N)

There are many associations with Chalice Well covering countless centuries; it is a timeless and sacred place, full of legend,.....


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