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A picture of Martock

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

(2.5 miles, 4.1 km, direction NE of South Petherton)

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...

Hardy's Dorset

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

(10.7 miles, 17.2 km, direction SE of South Petherton)

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

Sherborne, Dorset.

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

(12.9 miles, 20.8 km, direction E of South Petherton)

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...

Axminster, Devon

Axminster (43 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Devon

(14.0 miles, 22.5 km, direction SW of South Petherton)

Famous for its carpets often likened to Turkish, Axminster was one of the first West Saxon settlements formed along the River Axe in Devon...

Glastonbury church and cross

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

(14.4 miles, 23.1 km, direction N of South Petherton)

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.....

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Barrington Court, Somerset

Barrington Court (49 Pictures)

(2.4 miles, 3.9 km, direction NW)

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

Montacute House

Montacute House (68 Pictures)

(4.3 miles, 6.9 km, direction E)

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

Lytes Cary Manor, June 2009

Lytes Cary Manor (42 Pictures)

(8.5 miles, 13.8 km, direction NE)

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

Forde Abbey, nr Chard, Somerset. A former Cistercian foundation. Photo taken September 1991.

Forde Abbey (12 Pictures)

(8.6 miles, 13.8 km, direction SW)

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Fleet Air Arm Museum, Somerset

Fleet Air Arm Museum (3 Pictures)

(9.0 miles, 14.5 km, direction NE)

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

Sherborne Abbey at night

Sherborne Abbey (7 Pictures)

(13.3 miles, 21.4 km, direction E)

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

Sherborne Old Castle

Sherborne Castle (80 Pictures)

(13.4 miles, 21.5 km, direction E)

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


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