Minehead’s position as a port town in the 17th century probably encouraged dissent to flourish and by 1667 there were public conventicles, said to
Daniel Dunnell al Dennell was a carpenter and engineer and built the New Quay at Minehead.
Dunster Castle on its hilltop site forms a dramatic eyecatcher from the road to Minehead or the West Somerset Railway.
Dunster has always been well served with alehouses and inns.
Until the 19th century Dunster was more important as a retail centre than Minehead. Dunster mercers were recorded from the 15th to 19th centuries a
Dulverton has a had a series of police stations, the current building a purely utilitarian building but in 1904 a very grand building was designed
While many remote farms on Exmoor had wind and oil powered generators for electricity in the 20th century, only Dulverton had an ambitious scheme t
A coin hoard found in 2006 is a striking reminder of the terrible damage the Civil War did to ordinary people's lives.
The first bishop of Wells, Athelm, was recorded in 909, so in 2009 the diocese celebrated 1100 years of history.
Stogursey, being a very large and populous parish had several mills.